What to know about what you don’t know you know. #1: Intuition is very efficient—if you don't overthink it.
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This article starts by stating that the use of antidepressants has disappointing results, side effects and that their safety is questionable. However, in the last paragraph it says that emerging research findings support taking an antidepressant while engaging in other practices – however, it does not provide any reference support for this statement. In contrast to this statement, I had come across the following randomized control trial (for MBCT) where those who showed the greatest improvement were those who had not taken antidepressants:
Bakker, J.M., et al., 2016. The Two-Sided Face of Antidepressants: The Impact of Their Use on Real-Life Affective Change during Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 85(3), pp.180-182.
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