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A Closer Look (Unknown Effects: Anti-Depressants) #191557

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 10, 2000
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) ABC statistics on the use of anti-depressants cited.

(New York: Kevin Newman) The question of the long-term effects of anti- depressant SSRI drugs like Prozac examined; ABC poll findings cited. [Three PEOPLE - cite the benefits of the drugs.] [Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Dr. Eric HOLLANDER - lists the disorders treated by these drugs; notes sexual side effects.] [Two PEOPLE - state how long they use the drugs.] The side effects of anti-depressants and lack of long-term study of the drugs noted. [Your Drug May Be Your Problem author Peter BREGGIN - says there is no study funding.] [American Psychiatric Association president Allan TASMAN - says multi-year effects need to be looked at.]

Gibson, Charles;
Newman, Kevin

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