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Antidepressants not always effective in people with chronic disease

In the journals Some antidepressants may not offer much relief for people who battle both depression and a chronic disease, according to research in the Nov. 21, 2017, Journal of the American Medical Association. Nearly half of Americans live with a chronic condition, according to the CDC, and many also suffer from depression, including more than half of Parkinsonís disease patients, 41% of cancer patients, and more than 25% of those with diabetes.…

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