Some antidepressants are known to cause weight gain. This side effect is a deterrent for too many patients who could benefit from this therapeutic intervention.
Genetic testing personalizes treatment by analyzing the genes affecting drug metabolism. This emerging science may be crucial in mental health treatment
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New research sheds light on why almost 70 percent of people with bipolar disorder don’t respond to lithium.
Is the prescription of typical antipsychotics useful in the treatment of adolescents with anorexia nervosa?
Medication can help people with ASD avoid alcohol and drug addiction.
How often have you heard (or found yourself saying) that it would be so much easier to just take a pill to maintain health instead of adopting a healthier lifestyle?
What happens when your psychiatrist says the wrong thing?
New ways of monitoring serotonin levels in the brain could help us better understand how fluctuating amounts of this neurotransmitter affect our mental health and sleep patterns.
Many people report that they’ve gained weight since starting on an antidepressant. A new review lists the antidepressants that are less likely to cause weight gain