Presently, about one in four Americans will succumb to major depression during some period of their lives, and antidepressant drug
use has skyrocketed in recent years.
The scientists obtained reviews conducted at the Food and Drug Administration for 74 clinical trials, covering a total of 12,564 depressed patients who received any of 12 antidepressant drugs
can have adverse effects such as nausea, anxiety, insomnia, anorexia, weight loss, and tremors.
The antidepressant drugs
recommended by the New Freedom Commission are dangerous.
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Over the past 30 years we have treated over 30,000 patients with chronic depression which has failed to respond to one or more antidepressant drugs
were not the focus of this program, and were only briefly mentioned as a tool that some people may need temporarily.
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It may also boost the popularity of other treatments, such as psychotherapy Numerous studies suggest that depression relapse rates are lower among patients who complete a program of psychotherapy than among patients who take antidepressant drugs
make serotonin more active in the brain and help regulate mood.
It is also influenced by antidepressant drugs
, particularly the newer generation of SSRIs.
UP to one million people in the UK could be driving under the effects of antidepressant drugs
, which can include aggression, dizziness and blurred vision, the RAC said.
Psychotherapy looks as good or better at relieving depression, especially at one year followups, as antidepressant drugs
Folic acid's effect of boosting response rates may well apply to other antidepressant drugs
A 1994 meta-analysis pooled the results of the 13 studies then available into two larger studies, one comparing SAM-e with placebos, the other with antidepressant drugs