This page is about antidepressants as a treatment for depression. It provides a review of the evidence for their short-term use, their adverse effects, and their impact on long-term outcomes. The primary purpose of this review is to detail the research that tells of their long-term effects.
In addition, there are these resources on Mad in America for researching antidepressants:
- Our archive of Science News can be searched for articles on antidepressants.
- Information about antidepressant withdrawal and tapering can be found here.
- Our MIA Reports provide in-depth journalistic articles on antipsychotics. In particular, see “Do Antidepressants Work? A People’s Review of the Evidence.”