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.
Adverse physiological symptoms of antidepressant withdrawal are regularly mistaken to be other problems to the detriment of the patient.
When comparing kids with the same symptoms who were either diagnosed with ADHD or not, those who received the diagnosis had worse outcomes.
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.
New research by Jim van Os and Peter Groot finds that using hyperbolic tapering to discontinue antidepressants reduces withdrawal effects.
Males taking antidepressants were at 100 times the risk of erectile dysfunction compared with the healthy population and more than three times the risk even after controlling for other variables.
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Response and remission rates were the same in the drug versus placebo groups, and Lexapro increased suicidality sixfold.
New evidence suggests that lithium, commonly prescribed for bipolar disorder, can increase the risk of chronic kidney disease.
A new study finds that newborn babies experience antidepressant withdrawal after birth if their mothers take SSRIs when pregnant.
Selective publication bias in top psychiatry journals was not explained by the quality of the studies, but by financial ties to pharma.
A new research article asserts that the overuse of psychiatric drugs may create neurobiological changes that hamper long-term mental health recovery.
Researchers can’t predict the 15% who benefit from antidepressants, and the other 85% are unnecessarily exposed to the harms of the drugs.
Robin Williams had "therapeutic" levels of the tetra-cyclic antidepressant mirtazapine in his blood at the time of his suicide, according to the coroner's report...
A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry connects antipsychotics with damage to the brain in multiple areas.
Study reveals schizophrenia patients find little support from mental health staff in reducing side effects-heavy drugs.
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.
The antipsychotic clozapine, considered the “gold-standard” treatment for psychosis, was found to increase the risk of blood and lymph system cancers.
For those with severe depression, inpatient CBT was effective but the adding antidepressants did not improve treatment outcomes.
A new study conducted by Jeffrey Vittengl at Truman University has found that taking antidepressant medications resulted in more severe depression symptoms after nine years.
Antidepressant users share their frustrations towards a healthcare system that overprescribes but is ill-equipped to support with discontinuation and withdrawal symptoms.
In a study of people with borderline personality disorder, only ADHD stimulants were associated with a decrease in suicide.
People with "serious mental illness" who stop taking antipsychotics are more likely to recover, even when accounting for baseline severity.
The published literature is misleading, as the negative Xanax trials either went unpublished or were spun to appear positive.
Reduced brain volumes due to SSRI exposure in pregnancy was not explained by maternal depression alone.