Monday, February 20, 2012

Treating Depression: Are Placebo as Effective as Antidepressants? (60 minutes)

"The difference between the effect of a placebo and the effect of an antidepressant is minimal for most people," says Harvard scientist Irving Kirsch. Will Kirsch's research, and the work of others, change the $11.3 billion antidepressant industry? Lesley Stahl investigates.

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