Talk:St. John's wort

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Thanks Kreg, Bongolian, Ikanreed for turning this into a good article. ShabiDOO 12:47, 13 March 2016 (UTC)

"Rational" hypocrites[edit]

Interesting that you apply a huge dose of skepticism to this treatment but fall for the "woo" peddled by the drugs companies. SSRIs are only effective for the top end of very severe depression (google Irving Kirsch) yet are marketed aggressively for mild depression and a whole range of fictional new illnesses such as social anxiety disorder (something we used to call shyness) and "Premenstrual dysphoric disorder" which were invented to create new patents. -- (talk) 21:37, 4 September 2016 (UTC)

Actually, you are not entirely correct. We discussed the weak effect of pharmaceutical antidepressants here: Antidepressant#Placebo_effects. If you think this could be improved with better information, you could give it a try. Bongolian (talk) 22:06, 4 September 2016 (UTC)
You appear to deserve mention in our mental illness denial article, yourself. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 22:14, 4 September 2016 (UTC)