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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.
Study examines weight loss outcomes in individuals taking psychiatric medication

Study examines weight loss outcomes in individuals taking psychiatric medication

Study investigates association between migraine diagnoses and dementia

Study investigates association between migraine diagnoses and dementia

Women and older adults at increased risk of dangerous drug interactions

Women and older adults at increased risk of dangerous drug interactions

Exercise and increased physical activity are effective for prevention, treatment of depression

Exercise and increased physical activity are effective for prevention, treatment of depression

Evidence shows ketamine is not opioid and can treat depression easily

Evidence shows ketamine is not opioid and can treat depression easily

Resveratrol shows promise for anxiety and depression

Resveratrol shows promise for anxiety and depression

Plant compound found in red wine displays anti-stress effects

Plant compound found in red wine displays anti-stress effects

Obstructive sleep apnea may be one reason for treatment-resistant depression

Obstructive sleep apnea may be one reason for treatment-resistant depression

Individual variation in genes alters our ability to regulate emotions

Individual variation in genes alters our ability to regulate emotions

Antidepressant treatment leads to impaired empathy regarding perception of pain

Antidepressant treatment leads to impaired empathy regarding perception of pain

Weighing risks and benefits of antidepressant medication for older adults

Weighing risks and benefits of antidepressant medication for older adults

FDA overlooked red flags in drugmaker’s testing of new depression medicine

FDA overlooked red flags in drugmaker’s testing of new depression medicine

NIH funds clinical trials to assess applicability of genomics for treating chronic diseases

NIH funds clinical trials to assess applicability of genomics for treating chronic diseases

Diabetes drug reduces anxiety-like behaviors in mice

Diabetes drug reduces anxiety-like behaviors in mice

Is it a feminist right to want more sex? One company thinks a pill is the answer

Is it a feminist right to want more sex? One company thinks a pill is the answer

Finnish researchers discover gene mutation that reduces fear, anxiety and increases social interaction

Finnish researchers discover gene mutation that reduces fear, anxiety and increases social interaction

Researchers find potential link between autism and antidepressant use during pregnancy

Researchers find potential link between autism and antidepressant use during pregnancy

Researchers use nitrous oxide to unravel rapid function of antidepressant mechanisms

Researchers use nitrous oxide to unravel rapid function of antidepressant mechanisms

Scientists develop maps of two melatonin receptors vital for sleep, other biological processes

Scientists develop maps of two melatonin receptors vital for sleep, other biological processes

Researchers identify ketamine-induced neural changes responsible for remission of depression

Researchers identify ketamine-induced neural changes responsible for remission of depression