Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

When Will My Meds Start Working?

Part 1— Antidepressants

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Being a fan of medical and mental health research hasn’t prevented me from realizing that there are times when conclusions from studies constrain or even mislead clinical practice. One of those areas involves the timing of the onset of action of psychoactive medications. Patients often ask us when they can expect improvement to occur. Relying solely on the published…



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John Kruse

John Kruse MD, PhD, Hawaii psychiatrist, father of twins, marathon runner. Author of Recognizing Adult ADHD: What Donald Trump Can Teach Us About ADHD