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Do Antidepressants Actually Work? #AskDNews

Depression is a complicated illness and the main form of treatment comes from antidepressants, but how do they work?

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“It’s often said that depression results from a chemical imbalance, but that figure of speech doesn’t capture how complex the disease is. Research suggests that depression doesn’t spring from simply having too much or too little of certain brain chemicals.”

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“Antidepressants increase the presence of a growth factor in the brain, which then leads to a proliferation of new cells, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers.”

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