When is depression truly resistant to treatment or just difficult to treat?

When is depression truly resistant to treatment or just difficult to treat? Some psychiatrists suggest “our current [standard] treatments for depression appear to be no more effective than they were 50 years ago”1. Coincidentally the term “treatment resistant depression” (TRD) first appeared 40 years ago.

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Could Your Medications Be Making You Depressed?

A recent study reported the frequency of depression as a possible “side-effect” for a number of medications.  These included commonly used drugs including protein pump inhibitors (used for acid reflux), blood pressure medications (beta-blockers), birth control and corticosteroids and even prescription strength doses of ibuprofen.  These include both prescription medications and some sold over the…