Antidepressants and Drug Effectiveness
A new study suggests antidepressants may be no more effective than placebo in all but severe cases of depression. A look at how drug effectiveness is measured and weighed against safety concerns in and beyond the drug approval process.
professor of psychology, University of Connecticut; coauthor on new antidepressant study
science reporter for "The New York Times"
Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital; author "Powerful Medicines: The Benefits, Risks, and Costs of Prescription Drugs"
serves on the FDA's Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee, vice president for translational neuroscience at Merck Research Laboratories; board-certified psychiatrist