Talking therapy 'as effective as antidepressants' study finds

Posted in Science on 11th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

The research compared antidepressants such as fluoxetine, with cognitive behavioral therapy, talking therapy aimed at helping people change unhelpful ways of thinking.

Common drugs affect decisions to harm oneself and others

Posted in Science on 5th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Healthy people given citalopram were willing to pay almost twice as much to prevent harm to themselves or others.

Talk therapy, not medication, best for social anxiety disorder, large study finds

Posted in Medicine on 28th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy is effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects.

Antidepressant may slow Alzheimers disease

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

A commonly prescribed antidepressant can reduce production of the main ingredient in Alzheimers brain plaques, according to new research.