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Re: Treatment of bipolar depression sucks linkadge

Posted by SLS on July 11, 2021, at 9:51:03

In reply to Treatment of bipolar depression sucks, posted by linkadge on July 8, 2021, at 18:27:36

> More and more the 'consensus' in bipolar depression is to NOT use antidepressants. This really pisses me off. Bipolar is not a homogenous disorder and some bipolar patients really do benefit from antidepressants.
> Not only that, what are the alternatives? Ramping up mood stabilizers? Antipsychotics? For many bipolar patients adding another mood stabilizer (in bipolar depression) does jack.
> More and more in medicine, they just talk about what you cannot do. It really bothers me.

I totally agree with you.

Did you ever notice that all of the antidepressants studied since the 1980s using RCTs yield positive results comparable to all other antidepressants? What's the likelihood of that?

- Scott

Some see things as they are and ask why.
I dream of things that never were and ask why not.

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.




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