References in periodicals archive ?
An inquest in Chichester last year concluded he took his own life following the prescription of antidepressants.
2 Market Conditions of China's Antidepressants, 2011-2012
7%) with an antidepressant prescription reported 909 or better antidepressant adherence
Reviews of claims records, which are diagnoses actually given by health care professionals, suggest that only about 50 percent of patients who are prescribed antidepressants receive a psychiatric diagnosis," said Mark Olfson, a psychiatrist at Columbia University in New York.
When the mTOR pathway was activated in rats, the Yale investigators observed an increase in synaptic signaling proteins, the number of new spinal dendrites, and motor activity that appeared consistent with animal models developed in antidepressant studies.
Finally, Jackson (2005) has described how drug companies include an initial "placebo washout" phase in antidepressant studies, whereby study participants who seem to be responding "too well" or too quickly to placebos are removed from the study.
ALL ANTIDEPRESSANTS or " happy pills" as they are popularly known as, are not alike.
Wyeth has applied to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval for Pristiq, a similar compound to the antidepressant Effexor, to treat menopause-related symptoms.
Moreover, published versions of studies that failed to show antidepressant advantages over placebo pills often cast the results in an unduly positive way, Turner's team reports in the Jan.
Early last year the FDA issued warnings about the dangers of antidepressant use in both adults and teens: Harvard psychiatrist Joseph Glenmullen has studied the use of antidepressants for much of his career, has prescribed them for patients, and in his The Antidepressant Solution: A Step-by-Step Guide To Safely Overcoming Antidepressant Withdrawal, Dependence, And "Addiction" reveals further dangers of such drugs.
Antidepressant drugs were not the focus of this program, and were only briefly mentioned as a tool that some people may need temporarily.
For people with a family history of bipolar disorder, a careful evaluation should precede any use of an antidepressant.