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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.
Risk of depression increases with higher weight, shows study

Risk of depression increases with higher weight, shows study

Depressive disorders in patients with HIV/AIDS often go unrecognized or untreated

Depressive disorders in patients with HIV/AIDS often go unrecognized or untreated

TMS shows promise as treatment for adults with both depression and autism

TMS shows promise as treatment for adults with both depression and autism

New form of magnetic brain stimulation relieves symptoms of severe depression

New form of magnetic brain stimulation relieves symptoms of severe depression

New drug can alleviate the side effects of tricyclic antidepressants

New drug can alleviate the side effects of tricyclic antidepressants

Odor alters how memories are processed in the brain, research reveals

Odor alters how memories are processed in the brain, research reveals

Researchers uncover novel neurotransmitter system in the brain

Researchers uncover novel neurotransmitter system in the brain

Antidepressant shows promise in helping men with recurrent prostate cancer

Antidepressant shows promise in helping men with recurrent prostate cancer

Autoantibodies can also act as the body's own antidepressants

Autoantibodies can also act as the body's own antidepressants

Using 'mini-brains' to detect harmful neurodevelopmental effects of antidepressant

Using 'mini-brains' to detect harmful neurodevelopmental effects of antidepressant

Using a simple model to study how serotonin modulates behavior

Using a simple model to study how serotonin modulates behavior

Patients taking antidepressants for years likely to face dangerous withdrawal symptoms

Patients taking antidepressants for years likely to face dangerous withdrawal symptoms

Acid reflux drug may be a promising therapy to reduce preterm birth

Acid reflux drug may be a promising therapy to reduce preterm birth

Depression treatment using AI, brain scans

Depression treatment using AI, brain scans

Online version of MBCT for lingering depression symptoms improves access to care

Online version of MBCT for lingering depression symptoms improves access to care

A single dose of magic mushroom compound reduces anxiety and depression among cancer patients

A single dose of magic mushroom compound reduces anxiety and depression among cancer patients

Psychedelic drug has enduring antianxiety and antidepressant effects in cancer patients

Psychedelic drug has enduring antianxiety and antidepressant effects in cancer patients

Burnout linked to higher risk for abnormal heart rhythm

Burnout linked to higher risk for abnormal heart rhythm

Study provides new insights into experience of women with rare neurological disorder

Study provides new insights into experience of women with rare neurological disorder

Harnessing biology and technology to develop much-needed treatments for depression

Harnessing biology and technology to develop much-needed treatments for depression