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    Since the creation of antidepressants in the 1950s, this pharmaceutical drug has been under intense scrutiny from both scientists and civilians. This is because there is a vast range of views revolving around the use of antidepressants since various studies have questioned the effectiveness of the drug and the criteria set up for prescribing it. However, antidepressants deserve that apprehension because it affects society by incapacitating its members through their harmful side effects including increased suicidal thoughts. Antidepressants first appeared when a medication created to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia altered the activity of the brain’s neurotransmitters, resulting in the ability to send the patient into an euphoric state.…

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    Antidepressants should be highly regulated when distributed to adolescents. The prescription of antidepressants is often a "quick fix" to a permanent or complicated situation, and is, in many cases, ineffective or harmful. Various instances of suicidal events have occurred due to hap-hazard methods used when prescribing antidepressants. However, when used properly and under adequate supervision, these drugs can be live-saving and have very positive impacts on a child or teen's life. When…

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    Depression should be treated with antidepressants due to various ethical reasons that help basic mental and physical health. Depression is a serious mood disorder that enables one to easily feel sad, upset, and stressed out. Since depression is common today, more people rely on different types of treatment such as medications and drugs. “The World Health Organization reports that depression is the second leading cause of disability worldwide and, by 2020, is estimated to be the leading cause of…

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    It is shocking to think that one in every ten americans take some form of antidepressant. Depression is a real disease and without antidepressants the suicide and homicide rate will drastically increase. Antidepressants are used to help people handle depression which can become a very serious problem if it is not properly cared for. When someone is suffering from this disease, antidepressants can make a huge difference in helping them cope with day to day life. These medicines are supposed to…

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    research is intended for anyone who wants to know more about antidepressants. It discusses the how they work, why they are prescribed, their effects and their side effects and alternative treatments. If your questions are not answered in this brochure, I include references and other sources of information at the end of this research. At points where there is disagreement, we reference to other publications that allow you to explore these issues. These points include the effectiveness of…

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    During the antidepressant treatment phase, we found 1) the OSA group performed significantly worse on the SRT delayed recall at week 16 compared to the non-OSA group, and the results remained significant after controlling for baseline performance, age, gender, and education; 2) the OSA group had a greater microvascular burden, including DWMHs, PVHs, and SCGs, as well as grade 2 and 3 lesions in DWM, PVH, and SCG, 3) between groups, the differences in the hippocampal and entorhinal cortex volumes…

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    America’s antidepressant use and how most of the time the terms “depression” and “Depression” can lead to incorrect prescriptions of these antidepressants. The author Charles Barber goes into detail on the numerous amount of misdiagnoses for depression due to the misunderstanding of the word. Like depression, most other disorders are not being treated correctly and a majority of the people who are being treated are not receiving the full benefits they need. 43 percent of people who have been…

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    Although some people might not agree with taking antidepressants, it is an effective way to stop whatever type of depression one may have from getting worse than what it already is. There are various types of antidepressants when trying to deal with depression. If one wants to start taking an antidepressant they should consult a doctor and make a choice together for whatever works best for the patient. It is important to view certain pros and cons of antidepressants before jumping to…

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    Depression is a big worldwide problem, and in USA antidepressants are the third most common prescribed drug. It is a problem that appears to be on the rise. However, a lot about the function of antidepressants and why they seem to be working better in some individuals still remains unknown. Some data actually suggests that antidepressants works as good as taking a sugar pill. A meta-analysis (2010) were six separate studies were analysed to compare the effectiveness of antidepressants…

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    life was. Waking up was a struggle for her because she took Prozac, a medication used to treat a mental illness, and it made her feel like she was not alive (“Suicide and Antidepressants”). She would walk to the bathroom and just stare at her wrist. Veronica did not tell her mom or dad what she felt like when taking her medicine. As Veronica made her last cut on her wrist, and she made a mistake and cut her artery. The guy who was always nice to her, realized that she suffered from a mental…

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