Overall, people who used antidepressants to manage depression long-term did not have a better quality of physical or mental health than those with depression who did not use prescription medication to manage their symptoms.
Researchers report a 37 percent increase in speech or language disorders in the offspring of mothers who used SSRI antidepressants while pregnant.
Patients with psychosis who have higher levels of an antioxidant called glutathione responded more quickly to medications and had improved outcomes. Researchers estimate a 10% increase in antioxidants could lead to reduced time spent in hospital for those with psychosis.
Study reveals a link between people with depression who are prescribed newer antipsychotic medications and higher mortality risk.
Alteration of placental serotonin levels due to maternal depression or antidepressant use may be associated with the disruption of placental estrogen production.
A new blood test can accurately predict whether a person will respond to common antidepressants.
Researchers discover differences in the structure of the cerebral cortex in depressed patients, but the differences can be normalized following taking appropriate medications.
Researchers use brain wave recordings to successfully predict patient response to common antidepressants.
A new study reveals over the counter pain killers may negatively influence information processing and emotional response.