Someone you love seems different all of a sudden. They’re sad all the time. They may even be clinically depressed. What do you do to help this person?
Your first reaction is to run to the doctor. And his first response may be antidepressants. After all, US doctors wrote 189 million prescriptions for antidepressants in 2005 alone.
But here’s the really depressing news: antidepressants don’t work.