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post #11 of (permalink) Old 04-18-2012, 03:09 AM
Inshallah
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Originally Posted by jim_morrison View Post
The daytime grogginess never went away for me over a prolonged period of taking 45mg/day.

As this blogger points out, two scales which are commonly used in depression research/drug trials count reduced appetite and sleeplessness as symptoms of depression, so mirtazapine by fixing these symptoms directly may give a falsely higher score of improvement.



http://neuroskeptic.blogspot.com.au/...-than-one.html
So if today I decide to stop eating and sleeping and some other banalities, a week from now I'll be classified as a major depressive if I then took such a questionnaire Great job there Hamilton!

I'm starting to see why everyone is depressed
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