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Study Defends Antidepressant Use In Pregnancy Despite Birth Defect Risks
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Major Study Links Autism To Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy
But this study doesn't necessarily mean you should quit your meds.
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More Evidence That Antidepressants Are A Much-Needed Therapy, Not A Threat
Mothers shouldn't be afraid to continue their depression treatment.
New Study Sheds Light On The Link Between Antidepressants And Birth Defects
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that pregnant women who take certain drugs that are
If Antidepressants Don't Cause Weight Gain, What Does?
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD
Co-Author, 'The Serotonin Power Diet'
One hopes that patients who are gaining weight are not ignored their weight gain because a study says that they should not be doing so.
To Medicate or Not Medicate
If you decide to take a break from medication while you're pregnant or discontinue taking it indefinitely, make sure you do so under the supervision of your doctor. Learn about discontinuing your medication, including what you should know about withdrawal effects and potential relapse.
Study Says SSRIs Carry Risks For Pregnant Women
WATCH: Depression: My Story
Cara Santa Maria
Depressed people don't choose to be sick. They want to be well. Believe me, I know, because I know I'm sick -- but I also know that I am more than my disease.
New Research: Antidepressants Can Cause Long-Term Depression
Dr. Peter Breggin
It has been apparent for many years that chronic exposure to SSRI antidepressants frequently makes people feel apathetic or less engaged in their lives, and ultimately more depressed.
Most everyone I know is on a pill or trying to get one; everyone I know is trying to cure something. My friend, with the Prada pill bag, was trying to cure a broken heart.
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