Psychological Side-Effects of Anti-Depressants Worse than thought

Adverse emotional and interpersonal effects reported while taking antidepressants

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The adverse effects of antidepressants may be more frequent than previously reported, and include emotional and interpersonal effects…

” Thoughts of suicide, sexual difficulties and emotional numbness as a result of anti-depressants may be more widespread than previously thought, a University of Liverpool researcher has found. In a survey of 1,829 people who had been prescribed anti-depressants, the researchers found large numbers of people – over half in some cases – reporting on psychological problems due to their medication, which has led to growing concerns about the scale of the problem of over-prescription of these drugs. “

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