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Antidepressants could lead to lifelong dependence, doctors warn, since going off them can trigger agitation, headaches, and flu-like symptoms
Antidepressants aren't known to be addictive like other prescription pills, but going off them can lead to unpleasant physical effects.
A new study by Stanford University looked at the brain activity of 309 people to find out who would benefit from sertraline, a generic of Zoloft.
Before switching medications, take time to explore your own body, talk with your partner, and try some bedroom problem-solving.
The Cambridge-based drugmaker posted promising trial results for the key antidepressant earlier this year.
Depression affects millions of Americans and antidepressants are relatively common. We talked to a psychiatrist to find out how they work.
Unlike the depression drugs available for decades, neither of the two new drugs is a pill. One is a nasal spray; the latest is an injection made by Sage.
Sage's new antidepressant may be called a "blockbuster" for good reason: it appears to be the first to differ significantly from 35 years worth of treatments.
A fresh crop of promising drugs is poised to change the way depression is treated for the first time in decades. Here are the ones to watch in 2019.
Researchers are on the hunt for better drugs to treat depression, a leading cause of disability worldwide. Promising options include ketamine and psilocybin.
A ‘party drug’ with potential to be the next blockbuster antidepressant is edging closer to the mainstream, but it could set you back $9,0...
Once dismissed as a "party drug," ketamine is emerging as a potential alternative treatment for depression.
Regulators just gave DNA-testing startup 23andMe the go-ahead to offer a health product that scientists have called dubious
23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki had said she hoped the company would bring back a test designed to help customers choose a medication based on their DNA.