FLUOXETINE AND TALK THERAPY: MAYBE NOT BEST FOR DEPRESSED ADOLESCENTS – (10-04-04)

Specialists challenge claim that fluoxetine plus talk therapy works best for depressed adolescents

This is a brief article that questions the results of a study comparing placbo to cognitive behavioral therapy to Prosac to a combo of CBT and Prosac. The dialogue is interesting and the author suggests that this very expensive study ($17million) showed no benefit of Prosac to placebo. In one of the Rapid Responses to this article, one author gives references to studies that show a causal association between antidepressants and cancer. This association is new to me but I will keep my ears open.

Specialists challenge claim that fluoxetine plus talk therapy works best for depressed adolescents — Lenzer 329 (7465): 529 .. –

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