Medications

Staying on long-term antidepressants reduces risk of relapse

When people stop taking antidepressants after a long period of use, just over half (56%) experience a relapse within a year, compared to 39% of those who stay on medication, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is there a link between pain and depression?

Pain and depression are closely related. Depression can cause pain - and pain can cause depression. Sometimes pain and depression create a vicious cycle in which pain worsens symptoms of depression, and then the resulting ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Trajectories of antidepressant medication use during pregnancy

In an analysis of women who started pregnancy when taking antidepressant medications, investigators identified three trajectories of antidepressant dispensing during pregnancy: more than half stopped their treatment, a quarter ...

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