antidepressants

mental health

The FDA Approved a Ketamine-Like Nasal Spray for Hard-to-Treat Depression

The drug, esketamine, is a new kind of antidepressant for people who haven't responded to other treatments.
Lee Hoffer, PhD
3.6.19
mental health

Sleep Deprivation Was More Powerful Than Antidepressants for Me

If I'd known a decade ago that staying up at night could help with depression, I'd have been less likely to dismiss my own experience as just a curiosity.
Jesse Noakes
2.6.19
mental health

How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist

As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Markham Heid
8.24.18
Living With It

This Is What It's Like to Live With Agitated Depression

Agitated depression—or “melancholia agitate"—has been described as a mixed state in which some symptoms of depression exist with those of other psychiatric ailments.
Nick Keppler
8.15.18
Meducation

How Long Can You Take Antidepressants?

Experts recommend people stay on antidepressants for four to nine months after remission, but some keep taking them for years.
Erene Stergiopoulos
3.27.18
antidepressants

A Third of Antidepressants Aren't Prescribed For Depression

Uncovering the secret life of antidepressants could open up a host of new treatments.
Leah Shaffer
12.20.17
mental health

I'm Trying to Channel My Depression Like Frida Kahlo

"Trying" being the operative word.
Eva Recinos
9.27.17
Fighting Words

Doctors Are Too Quick to Give Women Antidepressants

Are they prematurely whipping out those prescription pads?
Meryl Davids Landau
6.27.17
Open Minds

How to Take Antidepressants and Still Have a Sex Life

Your happiness should not cost you a single orgasm.
Kastalia Medrano
6.23.17
Meducation

Psych Meds Sound Like They're Named After Sci-Fi Villains

Zoloft, Geodon, and Risperdal were all named, bizarrely, with your safety in mind.
Emily Anderson
6.8.17
yikes

My Husband's Antidepressants Make Him Beat Me Up in His Sleep

And he has no recollection of it in the morning.
Jeanne Sager
6.1.17
Open Minds

Things Can Go Really Wrong When You Suddenly Go Off Your Meds

Talk to your doctor first—this one is worth coughing up that co-pay for.
Kastalia Medrano
5.22.17
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