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|Title:||Antidepressants in counselling psychology: Relevance, effectiveness and implications for practice||Contributor(s):||Sharpley, Chris (author)||Publication Date:||2011||DOI:||10.1080/09515070.2011.589245||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/9701||Abstract:||With up to one-fifth of the population experiencing depression sometime during their lives, plus depression rivalling smoking in its association with mortality, the search for effective treatments is urgent and of direct relevance to the everyday practice of counselling psychology. However, the various waves of antidepressants developed in the past 40 years have shown significant side effects and only arguable specific efficacy over placebo, leading to suggestions of combining psychological and pharmacological therapies. This article briefly reviews the history of antidepressant drugs, their side effects and efficacy, some future directions and discusses the role of antidepressants within counselling psychology practice.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 24(2), p. 139-156||Publisher:||Routledge||Place of Publication:||United Kingdom||ISSN:||0951-5070
|Field of Research (FOR):||110319 Psychiatry (incl Psychotherapy)||Socio-Economic Outcome Codes:||920199 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) not elsewhere classified||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 79
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