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# antidepressants - Thursday 28 October, 2021

New study shows how antidepressant could reduce Covid-19 hospitalisation risk
# Fluvoxamine
# Fluvoxamine

New study shows how antidepressant could reduce Covid-19 hospitalisation risk

Oct 28th 2021, 8:42 AM 24,189 Views 43 Comments

Fluvoxamine is traditionally used to treat mental health conditions such as depression and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

# antidepressants - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote
# England
# England

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote

Nov 20th 2018, 11:35 PM 9,259 Views 21 Comments

The UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016.

# antidepressants - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

HSE prescriptions for antidepressants and anxiety medications up by two thirds since 2009
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

HSE prescriptions for antidepressants and anxiety medications up by two thirds since 2009

Aug 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 32,140 Views 85 Comments

In one case, prescriptions of an antidepressant rose by 512% for children under 18 over a ten-year period.

# antidepressants - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy only at small risk of autism
# Research
# Research

Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy only at small risk of autism

Jul 20th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,739 Views 23 Comments

Experts say this isn’t a cause for alarm.

# antidepressants - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'There’s never a minute in the day I don’t feel pain'
# Fibromyalgia
# Fibromyalgia

'There’s never a minute in the day I don’t feel pain'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 56,718 Views 31 Comments

Eleanor O’Farrell is one of the many people in Ireland who have fibromyalgia, often dubbed ‘the invisible illness’.

# antidepressants - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Comedian Al Porter showed his antidepressants on TV and has spoken out against stigma
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Comedian Al Porter showed his antidepressants on TV and has spoken out against stigma

Nov 16th 2016, 11:06 PM 72,407 Views 77 Comments

He was speaking on RTÉ One this evening.

# antidepressants - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Opinion: On medication, I function – off medication, I don’t. It’s as simple as that.
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: On medication, I function – off medication, I don’t. It’s as simple as that.

Jun 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 147 Views 57 Comments

I want to put myself out there as walking proof that medication can, and does, work – and more that that, it’s vital for me to keep functioning.

# antidepressants - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Sad penguins given antidepressants because the British weather is so awful
# Unhappy Feet
From The Daily Edge
# Unhappy Feet

Sad penguins given antidepressants because the British weather is so awful

Feb 8th 2014, 8:56 AM 13,220 Views 22 Comments

The birds are “under treatment for stress” after all the rain.

# antidepressants - Friday 7 December, 2012

Patients not responding to antidepressants 'more likely to get better with therapy'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Patients not responding to antidepressants 'more likely to get better with therapy'

Dec 7th 2012, 6:30 AM 7,942 Views 41 Comments

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has proven to be effective when people have not responded to antidepressants, if they have it alongside medication, a new trial shows.