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    • The Emperor’s New Drugs

    • Exploding the Antidepressant Myth
    • By: Irving Kirsch PhD
    • Narrated by: Richard Powers
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Do antidepressants work, or are they no better than placebos? Like his colleagues, Irving Kirsch spent years referring patients to psychiatrists to have their depression treated with drugs. Eventually, however, he decided to investigate for himself just how effective the drugs actually were. With 15 years of research, Kirsch demonstrates that what everyone “knew” about antidepressants is wrong; what the medical community considered a cornerstone of psychiatric treatment is little more than a faulty consensus.

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