Dr. Joel Paris featured in The Province

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Published: 19Sep2022

Doctors have stopped believing that 'chemical imbalance' causes depression. They didn't tell us

Psychiatry has known for some time that the “serotonin theory” of depression, the notion that too little of the brain chemical can be a cause of depression, a decades-old hypothesis and deeply entrenched trope in society that helped promote a class of antidepressants taken by millions of Canadians, is wrong, says Montreal psychiatrist Dr. Joel Paris.

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