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Antidepressants

Depression: New Medications On The Horizon

With the advent of monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) in the 1950s, depression treatment was revolutionized. These medicines target the monoamine system, including the neurotransmitters serotonin,...
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Why Do Women Get the Blues?

“When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in #8221; The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, William Shakespeare, 1600-01 Diagnosing Depression in Women Did you know that...
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Medications for Depression

Depression is the most common mental disorder diagnosed. Two treatments are usually recommended for most people who are experiencing depression: psychotherapy and medication. Medication helps some of the symptoms...
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Choosing the Best SSRI

As the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia & Depression in Great Neck, , pointed out, mood disorders are caused by a flaw in chemistry, not character. That’s why...
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Serotonin Syndrome

Serotonin syndrome is the name for a condition when the body has too much serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that regulates many functions, including mood, appetite, and sensory perception....
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