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Old 08-20-2008, 05:31 PM   #1
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If I have depression caused by circumstances, would that cause a chemical imbalance or does a chemical imbalance cause depression? If depression caused by circumstances DOESN'T cause a chemical imbalance, would antidepressants work, as antidepressants (the ones that I know of) treat the part of the brain that is chemically inbalanced?

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Old 08-21-2008, 07:16 AM   #2
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Re: depression

No scientific evidence exists to support the chemical imbalance theory. A significant number of findings cast doubt on that.

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