With 1 in 10 Americans, and 25% of women prescribed antidepressants, it may finally be time to examine the bill of goods we have been sold on their efficacy, safety, and mechanism of action. While the biological side effects such as weight gain and gastrointestinal distress have been acknowledged, the more subtle long term effects […]
I felt this sensation in the pit of my stomach — it was a combination of sympathy and anger — listening to Annie tell me, through tears, about her postpartum journey into the world of psychiatry. Three separate psychiatrists dismissed me when I expressed concerns about taking an addictive medication like Klonopin. It’s been two […]
Understand 4 principal tenets that may be undermining your current understanding of the efficacy and safety of antidepressants.