So-called Depression is not a Biochemical Disease

n_potts_antidepressants_061213-300wA response to “Treatment-Resistant Depression: Strategies for management” , by Alicis R. Ruelaz, MD, In the Psychiatric Times, September, 2013 – The idea that ‘depression’ is biochemical disease has come under considerable challenge. To treat human suffering as if it is like a treatment resistant bacteria is an insult to the complexity of the human condition. In fact, psychotherapy is the appropriate and effective treatment.

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