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Are some antidepressants better than other?

An analysis of 12 different second-generation antidepressants rated sertraline and escitalopram as having the most favorable balance between benefit and harm for the treatment of major depressive disorder in adults. A second look at the methods and results from the study reveals that such a positive conclusion might not be warranted.

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Gartlehner, G., & Hansen, R. A. (2009). Are some antidepressants better than other? Nature Reviews. Neurology, 5(5), 239 - 240. DOI: 10.1038/nrneurol.2009.51

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