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A 35-year-old male asked:

I've tried sertraline, then citalopram, now on mirtazapine and venlafaxine. will these drugs ever work ? losing hope.

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Add CBT therapy: For decades research has shown that optimal therapy outcomes require therapy - it enhances medication and for some is sufficient alone. The need to learn symptom mgmt skills cannot be met w/out it. Don't lose hope - it is also a major part of successful treatment. In fact, w/out confidence it is unusual for any treatment to be a success. So, find a therapist you trust and work at it! Best!

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Last updated May 29, 2016

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