Antidepressants such as paroxetine or Prozac taken during pregnancy have been associated with an increased risk of birth
Think your sense of morality is ingrained and can't be changed? Think again. A new study has found evidence that the way
Londoners are depressed. 12% of men and as many as 20% of women living in London had symptoms of depression or anxiety in a survey carried out by the National Centre for Social Research and the University of Leicester.
We think that anyone who's ever taken antidepressants will raise a rueful smile at this rather brilliant 3D pie chart, created
The reasons behind the female statistical excess in the depression statistics are probably very complex and not reducible to mere hormone imbalances.
A commonly-prescribed antidepressant could be used to effectively reverse heart failure. Scientists claim that a side effect
Here is the part that makes me want to climb inside the internet and destroy all those pages of ill-advised advice about the dangers of taking antidepressants if you are breastfeeding: You can take antidepressants when you are breastfeeding. I know, because I recently did it. And guess what? It turns out me and my baby are fine...
I gave it some thought for a week, reading up on the anti-depressants that the doctor suggested and finally made the decision to give them a go. And I'm glad I did. It's probably the best decision I've made in years. Within a few weeks I was feeling much much better. Again it's hard to explain but that feeling of anxiousness has eased significantly.
The past 17 years has taught me that it's not beyond our own powers to help ourselves. For anyone who is suffering mild anxiety, feels sad and wonders if they are depressed (you are not: if you have clinical depression, you know) please try other sanity-saving approaches before you resort to antidepressants.
Some children with depression and other mental health problems are getting no treatment at all, the president of the Royal