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Antidepressant Withdrawal

Reading Time: 3 Minutes Antidepressants are a class of medications used to treat depression and some anxiety disorders. The most common class of antidepressants is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, also known as SSRIs. Other examples of antidepressants include:   – Serotonin/Norepinephrine Reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)  – Atypical Antidepressants.  – Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs)  – Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)  Antidepressants take approximately six […]

Antidepressants: If At First, You Don’t Succeed

Reading Time: 2 Minutes “You have major depressive disorder, and I think you will benefit from starting a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), a commonly prescribed antidepressant.”  This is a common phrase many doctors tell their patients who are struggling with depression.  If you have experienced depression, you most likely have seen a therapist or a physician who has […]

The Do’s and Don’ts with Antidepressants

Reading Time: 3 Minutes If At First, You Don’t Succeed: The Do’s and Don’ts with Antidepressants “You have a major depressive disorder, and I think you will benefit from starting a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), a commonly prescribed antidepressant.” This is a common phrase many doctors tell their patients who are struggling with depression. If you have experienced […]

The Facts & Side Effects of Anti-Depressants

Reading Time: 2 Minutes Anti-depressants are the first-line treatment for moderate to severe depression. These medications should always be prescribed in conjunction with psychotherapy to see the biggest improvement in depressive symptoms. But some people hesitate when beginning treatment due to possible side effects. anti-depressants-facts-side-effects Choosing The Right Anti-Depressant It is important to choose an anti-depressant based on the […]

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