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  • Can Mighty Mouse Beat Up Superman? Alternative Strategies for Suicide Prevention

    23 March 2016 11:22 AM

    In Rob Reiner’s classic film Stand By Me, 11-year old Vern asks his more mature friend Teddy, “Do you think Mighty Mouse could beat up Superman?” Teddy scornfully replies that “Mighty Mouse is a cartoon. Superman is a real guy!” Vern counters that “It would be a good fight, though!” In our field, the most enduring (and most tiresome) epic battle is “Can psychotherapy beat up antidepressants?” Even though those two heroes ought to be on the same side, ardent fans can’t help pitting them against each other.

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