The Serotonin Theory of Depression Is Collapsing

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By: Jonathan Rottenberg Ph.D. You’ve all heard the analogy that depression is like diabetes, a “chemical imbalance” in the brain. The chemical most often mentioned as imbalanced is a neurotransmitter called serotonin, which is hypothesized to be low in depressed people. Fortunately, like the diabetic, the depressed person can take a drug like Prozac that corrects … Read more