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Antidepressants are medicines that treat depression. Your doctor can prescribe them for you. They can improve your mood, sleep, appetite and concentration. It may take several weeks for them to help. There are several types of antidepressants. You and your doctor may have to try several before finding what works best for you.
New AI software shows promise to prevent relapse of severe mental illness

New AI software shows promise to prevent relapse of severe mental illness

Treatment-resistant depression relieved by laughing gas

Treatment-resistant depression relieved by laughing gas

Common antidepressant drugs help the immune system to attack tumors in mice

Common antidepressant drugs help the immune system to attack tumors in mice

Study highlights surging trends in prescriptions and costs of antidepressants

Study highlights surging trends in prescriptions and costs of antidepressants

Study explains why it is difficult to withdraw from certain antidepressants

Study explains why it is difficult to withdraw from certain antidepressants

Lactate has antidepressant effect in mice, shows study

Lactate has antidepressant effect in mice, shows study

Novel compound similar to psychedelic drug can reverse effects of stress in mice

Novel compound similar to psychedelic drug can reverse effects of stress in mice

Study provides an overview of neonatal withdrawal signs following late in utero exposure to SSRIs

Study provides an overview of neonatal withdrawal signs following late in utero exposure to SSRIs

Neuroimaging technology used to study how brain stimulation works for treatment of depression

Neuroimaging technology used to study how brain stimulation works for treatment of depression

New genetically encoded sensor helps detect drugs of abuse

New genetically encoded sensor helps detect drugs of abuse

Study highlights the shortage of evidence for safe withdrawal from antidepressants

Study highlights the shortage of evidence for safe withdrawal from antidepressants

MIND Institute study of anxiety in children with ASD has now expanded to offer online treatment

MIND Institute study of anxiety in children with ASD has now expanded to offer online treatment

Antidepressant exposure in the womb may increase offspring's risk of affective disorders

Antidepressant exposure in the womb may increase offspring's risk of affective disorders

Tapeworm infection drug blocks SARS-CoV-2 damage in the lungs

Tapeworm infection drug blocks SARS-CoV-2 damage in the lungs

Antifungal and antidepressant drugs can effectively inhibit COVID-19 virus

Antifungal and antidepressant drugs can effectively inhibit COVID-19 virus

Scientists seek Covid treatment answers in cheap, older drugs

Scientists seek Covid treatment answers in cheap, older drugs

Fluoxetine (Prozac) performs strongly in vitro against SARS-CoV-2 (including mutants)

Fluoxetine (Prozac) performs strongly in vitro against SARS-CoV-2 (including mutants)

Study: 94% of older adults prescribed fall-risk-increasing drugs

Study: 94% of older adults prescribed fall-risk-increasing drugs

Antidepressants provide no important benefits for managing low back pain

Antidepressants provide no important benefits for managing low back pain

Structural insights into glycine transporter open new avenues to find effective psychiatric drugs

Structural insights into glycine transporter open new avenues to find effective psychiatric drugs