How Effective Are Anti-Depressants?

Many Americans battle depression. How do anti-depressant drugs work, and are how effective are they?

Nearly 50 million adults in America experienced at least one mental illness in 2019. That’s according to the nonprofit Mental Health America’s most recent findings. More than half of adults with mental illness are going untreated. Among those mental illnesses is depression.

Dr. Mark Rasenick, a distinguished professor of psychiatry at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, says the mood disorder is a mix of social, psychological and physical health problems.

Find the "Newsy" article and video interview with Dr. Rasenick HERE.

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