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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.
Depression, constipation, and UTIs may be early signs of multiple sclerosis

Depression, constipation, and UTIs may be early signs of multiple sclerosis

Science tackles mental health: New tools against anxiety and depression in a stressed world

Science tackles mental health: New tools against anxiety and depression in a stressed world

Precision TMS approach yields improved outcomes for patients with major depressive symptoms

Precision TMS approach yields improved outcomes for patients with major depressive symptoms

Novel antidepressant zuranolone effective in alleviating depression and anxiety symptoms

Novel antidepressant zuranolone effective in alleviating depression and anxiety symptoms

Genetic test for antidepressants could save millions and improve patient outcomes

Genetic test for antidepressants could save millions and improve patient outcomes

Exploring the use of psychedelics as novel treatments for psychiatric disorders

Exploring the use of psychedelics as novel treatments for psychiatric disorders

Changing environment can have long-term, significant effects on the brain

Changing environment can have long-term, significant effects on the brain

Study suggests concomitant antidepressant and statin use could prevent treatment discontinuation

Study suggests concomitant antidepressant and statin use could prevent treatment discontinuation

Pharmacogenomics holds promise for personalized dementia therapies

Pharmacogenomics holds promise for personalized dementia therapies

Study sheds light on seasonal trends in adolescent depression and antidepressant prescribing

Study sheds light on seasonal trends in adolescent depression and antidepressant prescribing

LHPP gene identified as a potential target for treatment-resistant depression

LHPP gene identified as a potential target for treatment-resistant depression

Enhancing deep sleep in older years could stave off dementia

Enhancing deep sleep in older years could stave off dementia

Ketamine's long-lasting antidepressant effects unveiled in new study

Ketamine's long-lasting antidepressant effects unveiled in new study

How ketamine treatment elicits long-lasting anti-depressive effects

How ketamine treatment elicits long-lasting anti-depressive effects

Study finds no link between anxiety or depression and IVF outcomes in men

Study finds no link between anxiety or depression and IVF outcomes in men

Widely available prescription drug can improve IBS symptoms

Widely available prescription drug can improve IBS symptoms

Intracellular journey: The penetration of antidepressants into cells, organelles, and membranes

Intracellular journey: The penetration of antidepressants into cells, organelles, and membranes

Genetic causes of Raynaud’s phenomenon identified

Genetic causes of Raynaud’s phenomenon identified

Study compares effects of antidepressants with running exercises for depression and overall health

Study compares effects of antidepressants with running exercises for depression and overall health

Esketamine nasal spray superior in achieving remission in patients with treatment-resistant depression

Esketamine nasal spray superior in achieving remission in patients with treatment-resistant depression