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News tag: anti-depressant


Anti-depressants’ paradox explained, new drugs emerging

18 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Doctors and psychologists have been puzzled by an unexplained effect of certain antidepressants. Before seeing an improvement in patients’ mood, a worsening of their state happens. New research explains this contrast, helping scientists fix the problem and create a new class of medication to treat depression. When it comes to…


Depression patients may benefit from anti-inflammatory drugs

23 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Symptoms of depression provide early signals of pending physical illness, according to a research study. According to a Dutch study, there is a correlation between depression and illnesses happening later, and treatment for depression should correlate with those targeting the illnesses. The study examined more than 6,000 patients and wanted…


Counseling therapy beats anti-depressants in treating social anxiety disorders

26 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Before using anti-depressants to treat social anxiety, talking therapies provide increased benefits, according to a new research appearing in The Lancet Psychiatry. Examination of more than 100 trials performed at Oxford University, University College London and John Hopkins University revealed that people suffering from social anxiety to the extent it…