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Sad study

发布时间:2019-03-07 07:01:10来源:未知点击:

HERBAL remedies may work if you’re a bit low but if you’re seriously depressed, a new study says they may be no better than a sugar pill. Previous studies have found that the herb St John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) was as effective as some commercial antidepressants (New Scientist, 9 September 2000, p 23). But Richard Shelton, a psychiatrist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, says that many of these trials were flawed. Shelton gave 200 patients with moderate or severe depression St John’s wort or a placebo for eight months. At the end of the study,