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Do Your Psychiatric Drugs Keep You Up at Night?
If you take a medication for a psychiatric condition, you may have experienced troubled sleep — insomnia, daytime sleepiness, or…
Anxiety Medications Fast Facts
Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress, but for some people, it can become overwhelming and debilitating. People with types…
Do SSRIs Increase the Risk of Suicide in Those Diagnosed with Clinical Depression?
Antidepressants present a counterintuitive challenge. The most popular ones have been dogged for decades by claims that they can increase…
Coping with the Side Effects of Antidepressants
The irony of antidepressants is that the side effects can cause symptoms similar to the depression they treat. Here is what to expect and how to handle it.
Nasal Spray for Depression? Not So Fast.
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A loophole that allows generic drugmakers to avoid liability over side effects may be ending thanks to a ruling in…
Seasonal Affective Disorder: Which Treatments Work for the Fall/Winter Blues?
When the days get shorter, some of us begin to feel gloomy. If that feeling deepens into a depression that…
Although antidepressants are prescribed to millions of children and adolescents, the drugs do not offer any clear benefit to them…
Opioids are used medically to relieve pain, but this medication is commonly misused and abused. Learn the facts about prescription…
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