A new book by Irving Kirsch claims that antidepressant medications like Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac, Effexor and Wellbutrin are no better at curing depression than placebos.
"The belief that antidepressants can cure depression chemically is simply wrong," the author told Newsweek.
His book is The Emperor's New Drugs: Exploding the Anti-depressant Myth.
This is scary stuff. Yikes.