antidepressants

antidepressants

Brain Activity Patterns Could Help Identify Best Treatment for Patients with Major Depression
New research published online March 24 in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests that an MRI of the brain could... Read More
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One of the side effects of using antidepressant medications of the SSRI class (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) may be an... Read More
Newly Discovered Brain Circuit
Serotonin, a neurotransmitter whose levels are boosted by certain antidepressant medications, is best known for its role in regulating mood... Read More
Electroconvulsive Therapy Can Reduce Depression
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in combination with antidepressant medication rapidly relieves the symptoms of major depression in older adults, according to... Read More
Adults Who Experienced Abuse as Children Are Less Likely to Respond to Antidepressants
Adults who have major depressive disorder are less likely to respond to antidepressant medications if they experienced physical, emotional, or... Read More