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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.
Brain imaging biomarker may help predict treatment response in patients with psychiatric disorders, study reveals

Brain imaging biomarker may help predict treatment response in patients with psychiatric disorders, study reveals

Meditation and yoga can be a viable option for people seeking chronic pain relief

Meditation and yoga can be a viable option for people seeking chronic pain relief

Study reveals how subanesthetic ketamine is effective in treating adult amblyopia

Study reveals how subanesthetic ketamine is effective in treating adult amblyopia

First clinical trial launched to test psilocybin therapy for depression in cancer patients

First clinical trial launched to test psilocybin therapy for depression in cancer patients

Study: Significant proportion of older dental patients inappropriately prescribed opioids

Study: Significant proportion of older dental patients inappropriately prescribed opioids

Physical diseases increase risk of being hospitalized with depression

Physical diseases increase risk of being hospitalized with depression

Measuring brainwaves produced during REM sleep can predict patients response to treatment from depression

Measuring brainwaves produced during REM sleep can predict patients response to treatment from depression

Measuring heart rate changes to detect depression risk

Measuring heart rate changes to detect depression risk

Study shows possibility to predict who would benefit from exercise and behavioral therapy

Study shows possibility to predict who would benefit from exercise and behavioral therapy

Antidepressants are not designed for dementia, shows study

Antidepressants are not designed for dementia, shows study

Investigators identify three trajectories of antidepressant dispensing during pregnancy

Investigators identify three trajectories of antidepressant dispensing during pregnancy

Botox injections can reduce depression, shows study

Botox injections can reduce depression, shows study

Fluoxetine does not improve brain recovery after acute stroke

Fluoxetine does not improve brain recovery after acute stroke

Investigational antidepressant PT150 shows antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2

Investigational antidepressant PT150 shows antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2

Study identifies three novel broad-spectrum SARS-CoV-2 cell entry inhibitors

Study identifies three novel broad-spectrum SARS-CoV-2 cell entry inhibitors

McLean Hospital study compares the costs and benefits of esketamine

McLean Hospital study compares the costs and benefits of esketamine

Antidepressant fluoxetine (Prozac) suppresses replication of SARS-CoV-2

Antidepressant fluoxetine (Prozac) suppresses replication of SARS-CoV-2

New $26.9 million project aims to create better psychiatric drugs without side effects

New $26.9 million project aims to create better psychiatric drugs without side effects

Fish oil may be an effective treatment for depression, study shows

Fish oil may be an effective treatment for depression, study shows

Antipsychotic drug clozapine can trigger severe obsessive-compulsive symptoms

Antipsychotic drug clozapine can trigger severe obsessive-compulsive symptoms