Evolutionary theorists suggest that antidepressants interfere with the adaptive function of depression and propose a test of this theory.
Researchers again debunk the claim that the FDA black box warnings on antidepressants led to more suicides.
“Short and simple psychological programs can prevent people from relapsing when they stop their antidepressants.”
The prominent psychiatrist explores why antidepressants remain highly overprescribed and offers solutions to the problem.
While professional guidelines recommend antidepressants for back pain, researchers point out the lack of evidence for their usefulness.
Researchers find a lack of current literature on safe, effective ways to manage antidepressant withdrawal and make suggestions for future research.
After 15 years, the founder of SurvivingAntidepressants.org, Adele Framer, shares what she has learned about the science of withdrawing from psychiatric drugs.
Adverse physiological symptoms of antidepressant withdrawal are regularly mistaken to be other problems to the detriment of the patient.
Bias and financial conflicts in antidepressant trials “contribute to systematic underestimation of risk in the published literature.”
Due to lackluster antidepressant study results, researchers test if subgroups of depressed patients show greater improvement.
Protracted Withdrawal Syndrome characterized by long-term adverse experiences after coming off of antidepressants.
An analysis of FDA adverse event reports related to esketamine shows the potential for negative effects such as suicidal and self-injurious ideation.
New research finds that antidepressants are not effective for bipolar disorder and can worsen symptoms of mania.
A new study looks at how online communities provide information and support for patients experiencing psychiatric drug withdrawal.
Patient advocates join with researchers and service users to present first-hand experiences of antidepressant withdrawal.
Researchers investigate the claim that the introduction of antidepressant drugs led to decreases in suicide rates internationally.
A new study offers promising results for psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for depression.
Noted antidepressant researcher, Michael Hengartner, summarizes the latest research on the use of antidepressants in children and adolescents.
A new study finds that anticholinergic drugs, like antidepressants and antipsychotics, are associated with mild cognitive decline.
Researchers review a new synthesis of the existing evidence and conclude that the harms of antidepressants outweigh any benefits.
Royal College of Psychiatrists’ former president demands support for patients coming off antidepressants.
Taking an SSRI antidepressant was associated with a 26% increased risk of violent crime conviction.
Studies that compare the effectiveness of different antidepressant drugs are unreliable, according to new research in BMC Psychiatry.
We interview Dr. Stuart Shipko, a psychiatrist and author who has a particular interest in the side effects and withdrawal effects of SSRI antidepressants and the need for informed consent when prescribing.
A new study by Peter Groot and Jim van Os investigated whether tapering strips can help people stop using antidepressants.