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How Do Antidepressants Work?
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How Do Antidepressants Work?

How Do Antidepressants Work?
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How Do Antidepressants Work?

Credit: TED-Ed, YouTube

In the 1950s, the discovery of two new drugs sparked what would become a multi-billion dollar market for antidepressants. Neither drug was intended to treat depression at all — many doctors and scientists believed psychotherapy was the only approach to treatment. Neil R. Jeyasingam details the decades-long journey that followed and how it revolutionized our understanding of depression.

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