Research sheds light on the impact of antidepressants on sexual dysfunction, emphasizing the need for patient-physician communication.
While the study can’t confirm causality, it does contradict the notion that antidepressants reduce suicide at the population level.
A new review finds a lack of available guidance on how to effectively monitor adverse effects of antipsychotic drug clozapine.
New study reveals: 2 in 3 people need more than the current antidepressant benefits to consider them worthwhile.
New research finds that the non-physical aspects of withdrawal from SSRIs are often overlooked.
A new study in Frontiers of Pharmacology finds that antidepressant use during pregnancy is linked to reduced motor skills in children at 2 years...
In adolescent depression treatment, those who received a placebo but thought they received Prozac improved more than those who received the drug and knew it.
Those who did not get antipsychotics in the first month were almost twice as likely to be in recovery after five years.
Experts advocate limiting antidepressant use to only the most severe cases of depression, emphasizing the need for social and psychological interventions.
Service users taking drugs to treat ADHD may be at increased risk for hypertension and arterial disease
Outcomes were worse for all, with young people on combination therapy twice as likely to experience rehospitalization or death by suicide than those on antidepressants alone.
The published literature is misleading, as the negative Xanax trials either went unpublished or were spun to appear positive.
Researchers found that rats born to mothers given the antidepressant Prozac during pregnancy or breastfeeding exhibited varied behavioral and developmental effects, with implications for the understanding of antidepressant impacts during human pregnancies.
MIA’s Ayurdhi Dhar interviews Ray Moynihan about the marketing of disorders, broadening of diagnoses, and harmful treatments.
Study reveals schizophrenia patients find little support from mental health staff in reducing side effects-heavy drugs.
Reduced brain volumes due to SSRI exposure in pregnancy was not explained by maternal depression alone.
Selective publication bias in top psychiatry journals was not explained by the quality of the studies, but by financial ties to pharma.
Researchers find that SSRIs increase suicide attempts up to age 24, and have no preventative effect at any age, even for those at high risk of suicide.
For those with severe depression, inpatient CBT was effective but the adding antidepressants did not improve treatment outcomes.
The initial study, which has been used to promote antidepressants, employed outcome switching to hide poor results.
Response and remission rates were the same in the drug versus placebo groups, and Lexapro increased suicidality sixfold.
Antidepressant users share their frustrations towards a healthcare system that overprescribes but is ill-equipped to support with discontinuation and withdrawal symptoms.
Researchers find that adverse effects often last over a year, with many users experiencing substantial life changes.
In a study of people with borderline personality disorder, only ADHD stimulants were associated with a decrease in suicide.
Moncrieff et al. respond to the contradictory and, in some cases, false concerns raised by these critics of their serotonin review.