The side effects of antidepressants are well known – nausea, dry mouth, constipation and loss of interest in sex. But what if your depression is being treated by a psychological therapy? Are there any risks in that? In the Guardian, Luisa Dillner covers new research in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggesting that one in twenty may have “lasting bad effects” from psychological treatment.
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