Essays Tagged: "Antidepressant"

Depression and Relationship Study

(5 pages) 246 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Detailed information on adolescent depression.

treat depression these days. That means no depressed person should suffer needlessly. Medical care, antidepressant medications, counseling, and the support of family and friends are all effective in t ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters


AntidepressantsA growing amount of scientists support the view that people with depression have an i ... ry with the first dose, these SSRI's take several weeks to be effective. Research now suggests that antidepressant effects result from slow-onset adaptive changes within the brain cells. It also appea ... ssed, are the critical events in the long-term adaptations in neuronal function that is relevant to antidepressant drug action. ( (Prozac), is ...

(2 pages) 104 2 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bi-Polar Disorder

no cure, but bipolar is treated usually with medication. Lithium, Mood-stabilizing anticonvulsants, Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, and Benzodiazepines are the different medications that can help thi ...

(1 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays


erapy and psychoanalysis.Drug treatment is used for people who have predominatelyphysical symptoms. Antidepressant drugs are usually effective inover two thirds of these patients, provided the drugs a ...

(1 pages) 68 2 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Biology of Depression

(2 pages) 76 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Anti-depressants and drug companies: what we don't know about them.

mental health problems such as Generalised Anxiety Disorder.Venlafaxine (Effexor®), a bicyclic antidepressant, is used in the treatment of mood disorders, including depression, and anxiety disord ... and preferred to put my symptoms down to a "mystery virus". It was decided that I should restart an antidepressant as I was feeling rather down (perhaps not surprisingly) and I was commenced on sertra ...

(6 pages) 99 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

ANTIDEPRESSANTS LINKED TO BLEEDING a small report on an article that I found on

ally fact? Dor example, when i logged on to the MSN website, i noticed a very interesting headline. ANTIDEPRESSANTS LINKED TO BLEEDING. Was this headline true, provenin a scientifiv study, or just a f ... eutical Sciences in the Netherlands" the articlestated that these problems may occur in newusers of antidepressant drugs. This story seemed vary vage and general. I would think that if one were going ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Late-life depression

al interventions, providing an alternative treatment for individuals that cannot or will not accept antidepressant medication. Diagnosing late-life depression can be a complex task, as many factors im ... sis. Preexisting medical conditions, adverse drug effects and drug-drug interactions may complicate antidepressant interventions, along with the concern for adverse side effects resulting from antidep ...

(12 pages) 214 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Depresion and treatment

(3 pages) 94 1 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Adolecent Depression: How to Recognize and Treat Your Teens Disorder

adolescents with depression are similar to those for depressed adults. They include psychotherapy, antidepressant medications, and family depressants. The most troubling fact is that these struggling ... t from scheduled or "as-needed" booster sessions.Anti-depressantsResearch clearly demonstrates that antidepressant medications, especially when combined with psychotherapy, can be very effective treat ...

(6 pages) 140 1 4.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide


ent, most often will last longer. There are different methods of treating depression, which include antidepressant medication, psychotherapy and magnetic stimulation, but essentially, it is up to the ... and have confidence in whom they are and what they want to do with their lives. There are numerous antidepressant medications and each works in their own way and has different side effects. The most ...

(7 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


oduce bizarre behavior 6. Neuroleptic (anti-psychotics) - Chlorpromazine 7. Antidepressants - Prozac (trade name) - Fluoxetine (generic name) 8. Antiman ...

(2 pages) 965 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Flying With Prozac

o main reasons. One, it has fewer side effects than other drugs like it, in their second generation antidepressant class. MAO or Monoamine inhibitors and tricyclics typically have more side effects th ... inhibitors and tricyclics typically have more side effects than Prozac and often become intolerable antidepressant drugs. Two, along with being a drug to conquer depression, Prozac treats eating disor ...

(4 pages) 1009 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Combining Treatments in Psychiatric Illness

an drug treatment. 3 The first study indicates that 1 of the 27 patients thought unequivocally that antidepressant drugs had helped them. 3 Second study shows that some others thought they help but on ... es of patients were critical of drugs and felt ?fobbed off?.There is good evidence from trials that antidepressants are effective in acute treatment of all grades of depressive disorders. 4 In additio ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Marijuana as a Medicine

Marijuana can relieve arthritis pain, and pain from migraine headaches. It has also been used as an antidepressant and is very effective. People suffering from any of the illnesses mentioned above for ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Aging case study

ists' programs anymore but smokes and binge drinks in courtyard. The doctor has had to increase his antidepressant (Celapram) from 10 mgs to 20 mgs and a sleeper (Temaze) from one to two tablets at ni ... Canada (Sonya, 2002) and 1 billion pounds in UK alone (Tylee and Katona, 1996). The consumption of antidepressant medications both in absolute numbers and in percentage of diagnosed patients receivin ...

(11 pages) 125 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


p.151)The most frequently used anti-depressant drugs used by the elderly include lithium, Tricyclic antidepressants, Monoamine oxidize inhibitors and Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). T ... cial Welfare: An Introduction. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.Glasman, A., and Roose, S. (2000). Risks of antidepressants in the elderly. International journal of experimental and clinical gerontology, 40 ( ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

America State of Mind

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers