What Is the Difference in the Number of Positive Responders to SSRI’s and Placebo?

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In clinical trials what is on average the difference in the number of positive responders between SSRIs and placebo for the treatment of depression?

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Thankyou thefreevariable it’s a very interesting link.
Hi David D. thankyou for your interesting answer. Because of these differences in results, from none to large differences compared to placebo I do agree that doctors should discuss this with patients. The difference (whether subjective or measurable) between mild and severe depression should partly determine treatment measures.

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