A new literature review reinforces the need to “down-titrate” or taper antidepressants, especially drugs like Celexa and Paxil.
A study finds that commonly prescribed antidepressants are associated with the development of diabetes, hypertension, and other diseases.
A researcher and service user Stevie Lewis recounts her own experience with antidepressant withdrawal and what she wishes her doctors knew.
Researchers again debunk the claim that the FDA black box warnings on antidepressants led to more suicides.
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.
Researchers investigate the claim that the introduction of antidepressant drugs led to decreases in suicide rates internationally.
Medically-induced harm—affecting tens of millions of people worldwide—has taken the field decades to take seriously.
Royal College of Psychiatrists’ former president demands support for patients coming off antidepressants.
An issue of Lancet Psychiatry is devoted to clarifying the lack of efficacy for Zoloft (sertraline).
Researchers, publishing in Toxicology Research, review the evidence that antidepressant exposure in the womb is linked to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in humans.
Researchers experimenting on mice found that exposure to fluoxetine (Prozac) in utero resulted in behaviors considered in animal studies to be analogous to autism in humans.
Researchers take action after study exposes enduring sexual dysfunction as a potential side effect of serotonin reuptake inhibiting antidepressants, 5α-reductase inhibitors, and isotretinoin.
Review of pediatric antidepressant studies finds the vast majority are negative on primary outcomes and an increased risk for suicidality.
Veterans diagnosed with PTSD and taking SSRIs, novel antidepressants, or atypical antipsychotics are more likely to develop dementia.
Meta-analyses including studies that detail these trials could be presenting misleading information.
Use of antidepressants increased the risk of organ-specific malformations in women with depression
Adults in the U.S. diagnosed with “serious mental illness” die on average 25 years earlier than others. This is not controversial, as establishment psychiatry and its critics agree. What is controversial is who is to blame?
Although the drug industry, our drug regulators and leading psychiatrists have done what they could to obscure these facts, it can no longer be doubted that antidepressants are dangerous and can cause suicide and homicide at any age.
The judicial system and the public are becoming increasingly aware of the hazards of psychiatric drugs, including their capacity to make people behave in ways that are harmful to themselves and others, and contrary to their past behavior and character.
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