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From Prozac to Parkland: Are Psychiatric Drugs Causing Mass Shootings? - The New American

Depression - Sat, 2018-02-17 10:21

From Prozac to Parkland: Are Psychiatric Drugs Causing Mass Shootings?
The New American
But there should be. As Kupelian also informs, “Fact: A disturbing number of perpetrators of school shootings and similar mass murders in our modern era were either on — or just recently coming off of — psychiatric medications.” He then provides some ...

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Antidepressant Adherence Associated With Cessation of Long-term Prescription Opioid Use - Psychiatry Advisor

Depression - Fri, 2018-02-16 06:35

Psychiatry Advisor

Antidepressant Adherence Associated With Cessation of Long-term Prescription Opioid Use
Psychiatry Advisor
HealthDay News — Antidepressant medication (ADM) adherence is associated with cessation of long-term prescription opioid use among patients with non-cancer pain, according to a study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. Jeffrey F. Scherrer ...

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Media ignoring 1 crucial factor in Florida school shooting - WND.com

Depression - Thu, 2018-02-15 19:50

WND.com

Media ignoring 1 crucial factor in Florida school shooting
WND.com
Columbine mass-killer Eric Harris was taking Luvox – like Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Effexor and many others, a modern and widely prescribed type of antidepressant drug called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs. Harris and fellow student ...

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Remarkable secrets of ketamine's antidepressant effect unlocked by ... - The Independent

Depression - Thu, 2018-02-15 14:49

The Independent

Remarkable secrets of ketamine's antidepressant effect unlocked by ...
The Independent
Ketamine, most commonly known for its use as a recreational drug, has in recent years come to be thought of as the biggest breakthrough psychiatric treatment for severe depression in half a century.

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Remarkable secrets of ketamine's antidepressant effect unlocked by scientists - The Independent

Depression - Thu, 2018-02-15 14:49

The Independent

Remarkable secrets of ketamine's antidepressant effect unlocked by scientists
The Independent
Ketamine, most commonly known for its use as a recreational drug, has in recent years come to be thought of as the biggest breakthrough psychiatric treatment for severe depression in half a century. In as little as half an hour it has been shown to ...

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Global Antidepressant Drugs Market Analysis, Sales, Revenue, Projections, Segmentation and Forecast by 2023 ... - Digital Journal

Depression - Thu, 2018-02-15 12:52

Digital Journal

Global Antidepressant Drugs Market Analysis, Sales, Revenue, Projections, Segmentation and Forecast by 2023 ...
Digital Journal
OrbisResearch.com has published new research report on "Global Antidepressant Drugs Market-Analysis By Drugs Class, By Sales Channel, By Region, By Country: Opportunities and Forecasts (2018-2023)-By Region, By Country (US, Canada, UK, Germany, China ...

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Minerva: Get Ahead Of The Rush? - Seeking Alpha

Depression - Wed, 2018-02-14 00:54

Minerva: Get Ahead Of The Rush?
Seeking Alpha
MIN-117 is the other antidepressant in Minerva's portfolio. It is an unpartnered drug that has action at several receptors including 5-HT1A, 5-HT2A, Alpha-1 adrenergic, and Alpha-2 adrenergic. It also targets serotonin and dopamine transporters. Often ...

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Does Stopping Antidepressant Medications Increase the Risk of Relapse? - Medical News Bulletin

Depression - Mon, 2018-02-12 09:01

Medical News Bulletin

Does Stopping Antidepressant Medications Increase the Risk of Relapse?
Medical News Bulletin
The most commonly used treatment for anxiety and depression is antidepressant medications. Chronic long-term use of antidepressants is very common. Unfortunately, relapse rates after patients stop taking the medication are high. Preventing relapse is ...

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Repeated Low-Grade Infections Associated With Antidepressant-Resistant Depression - Psychiatry Advisor

Depression - Mon, 2018-02-12 08:03

Psychiatry Advisor

Repeated Low-Grade Infections Associated With Antidepressant-Resistant Depression
Psychiatry Advisor
According to the results of a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, individuals with a history of repeated low-grade infections were at an increased risk for subsequent depression and were more likely to have difficult-to-treat ...

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What to consider before stopping antidepressants - Chicago Health

Depression - Thu, 2018-02-08 14:15

Chicago Health

What to consider before stopping antidepressants
Chicago Health
Q: I have been taking an antidepressant daily for the past two years. Most recently I am on 100 mg per day of sertraline. What would happen if I just stopped it? A: The decision to go off antidepressants should be considered thoughtfully and made with ...

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Antidepressants are finding their way into fish brains - The Economist

Depression - Thu, 2018-02-08 09:50

The Economist

Antidepressants are finding their way into fish brains
The Economist
THE abundant fresh water of the Great Lakes helped turn America's Midwest into an industrial powerhouse. Carmakers in Detroit, steelmakers in Cleveland, brewers in Milwaukee and makers of furniture in Grand Rapids used huge quantities of water to ...

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No Association Seen Between Antidepressant Use and Ovarian Cancer - Cancer Network

Depression - Wed, 2018-02-07 07:12

No Association Seen Between Antidepressant Use and Ovarian Cancer
Cancer Network
The new meta-analysis aimed to reconcile some of those earlier reports and determine any potential risk of EOC associated with antidepressant use. The analysis included a total of 8 published studies, incorporating 7,878 cases of EOC and 73,913 ...

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Model predicts patient response to antidepressant therapy - The Pharmaceutical Journal

Depression - Tue, 2018-02-06 06:33

The Pharmaceutical Journal

Model predicts patient response to antidepressant therapy
The Pharmaceutical Journal
The team used machine learning to categorise patients into subtypes based on characteristics such as age, presence of sexual dysfunction and obesity, and then generated a model to link these subtypes to the likelihood of an antidepressant's efficacy ...

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Teenage antidepressants 'doing more harm than good' - BBC News - BBC News

Depression - Sun, 2018-02-04 18:33

Teenage antidepressants 'doing more harm than good' - BBC News
BBC News
A leading expert in psychiatric medication has said the growing prescription of antidepressants to teenagers is doing more harm than good. Prof David Healy questioned why they were being given the medication when clinical trial results were so poor ...

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Nearly one in 10 Australians take antidepressants. Are there other ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Depression - Thu, 2018-02-01 16:59

The Sydney Morning Herald

Nearly one in 10 Australians take antidepressants. Are there other ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
Popping pills has become a panacea for depression across the Western world, in few countries more so than Australia. But what if the causes are societal rather ...

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Antidepressants May Not Increase Ovarian Cancer Risk - Cancer Therapy Advisor

Depression - Wed, 2018-01-31 10:52

Cancer Therapy Advisor

Antidepressants May Not Increase Ovarian Cancer Risk
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Duration and intensity of antidepressant treatment does not have an impact on epithelial ovarian cancer risk, according to research published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 8 studies published ...

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Are Psychiatric Drugs Being Overprescribed in Children and Adolescents? - Monthly Prescribing Reference

Depression - Tue, 2018-01-30 14:13

Are Psychiatric Drugs Being Overprescribed in Children and Adolescents?
Monthly Prescribing Reference
The team evaluated annual prescription patterns for 3 common psychotropic classes (stimulants, antidepressants, and antipsychotics) to patients aged 3 to 24 years from the IMS LifeLink LRx National Longitudinal Prescription database (N=6,351,482 ...

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Psychiatric medications are not overprescribed for kids, finds study - Medical Xpress

Depression - Mon, 2018-01-29 15:46

Medical Xpress

Psychiatric medications are not overprescribed for kids, finds study
Medical Xpress
Using data from a national prescription database, the researchers looked at annual prescriptions for three psychiatric drug classes-stimulants, antidepressants, and antipsychotics-for 6.3 million children between the ages of 3 and 24 years. They then ...

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Judge dismisses lawsuits over Forest's antidepressant marketing - Reuters

Depression - Mon, 2018-01-29 15:16

Judge dismisses lawsuits over Forest's antidepressant marketing
Reuters
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a pair of lawsuits accusing Allergan PLC's Forest Laboratories unit of misleading the public about the effectiveness of its antidepressants Celexa and Lexapro in treating major depressive disorder in children. The ...

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