Is this why doctors and drug companies like to put forward that it is a FACT instead of a THEORY that depression is a chemical imbalance – it gives a hook for peoples brains to dwell on so they’ll improve a bit
Christina – could you have been worse when you came off antidepressants because these were the withdrawal effects of the drugs rather than the return of the depression?
There are mixed studies into the impact of anti depressants. But it has been proven that certain foods and exercise can improve depression. You can get more info on anti depresssants on the MIND web site or the BNF.