Our expert says:
No, one doesnt usually need to keep increasing the dose of an anidepressant. But sometimes it works better to start at a lower dose, and then later to increase the dose. Above a particular dose, there's no more benefit to be got from further increasing the dose. Sometimes a better effect will be possible on a different drug. Sounds like you're being valuably helpful to him. It's important to make sure he understands that you care and that you're available when and if he wants to talk, but to respect also his silence.
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