Psychology & Psychiatry

Are antidepressants safe in patients with coronary heart disease?

An investigation published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics explores the cardiac events that may occur with the use of antidepressant drugs in coronary artery disease. The aim of this study was assessing ...

Pediatrics

CBT, SSRIs effectively cut anxiety symptoms in childhood

(HealthDay)—Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are effective for reducing symptoms of anxiety in childhood, according to a review published online Aug. 31 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Neuroscience

Which drugs effectively treat diabetic nerve pain?

A federal health agency has found certain antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs are among medications that effectively treat diabetic nerve pain. The research is being published simultaneously in the March 24, 2017, online ...

Medications

Review explores harms linked to antidepressant treatment

(HealthDay)—The harms associated with selective serotonin and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors cannot be estimated accurately, according to a review published online Jan. 27 in The BMJ.