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UT Southwestern Study To Test Efficacy Of St. John's Wort For Treatment Of Depression

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May 4, 1999
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University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
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Dr. Madhukar Trivedi, associate professor of psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, is seeking volunteers for the first controlled U.S. study of this popular plant derivative, known scientifically as hypericum, for the treatment of major depression.

Dallas -- Twenty-eight-year-old artist Leslie Kenegar has a group of her paintings that she hides in her back closet and describes as "just for me - I don't want anybody else to know I've felt that way." On her other walls, however, hang the bright paintings she's done in her sunny moods.


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University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas. "UT Southwestern Study To Test Efficacy Of St. John's Wort For Treatment Of Depression." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/05/990504070350.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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