Anti depressants also save lives, marriages, relationships, and businesses. Clinical depression is serious stuff. It is painful to such a degree that it pervades nearly every aspect of the victim's life. Therapy can't correct clinical depression; medication can, and I will say usually, does.
The pity of it all is that anti depressants are being over prescribed. Seems like about every other category of medication is being over prescribed, too.
I took an anti-depressant from 1997 til 2005. It was, literally, a life changing experience.
Being someone that takes ADD medication since I was in 8th grade I know how life changing medication can do