Antidepressants are no better at making people feel happier than taking no medication at all, a study claimed today.
Patients on the drugs did not have a significantly better quality of life compared to depressed people who were not on the pills, the analysis found.
Researchers looked 17.5million US adults with depression over 10 years, with around half on medication and half not.
Results showed a slight improvement in mental health in both groups, regardless of whether they were on antidepressants. Read more…