anti-depressants

New type of antidepressant shows promise in trials

Scientists at the University of Bath have developed a new type of antidepressant that could be developed as an alternative…

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A revolutionary moment for treating depression may be round the corner

Researchers have developed a blood test which can help doctors choose the best drug to treat patients with depression, according…

‘Worrying’ rise in children being prescribed anti-depressants

There has been a large increase in the number of British children prescribed anti-depressants, according to research published in the…

Common anti-depressant ‘makes people less selfish’. Is this a cure for anti-social behaviour?

According to a study published in the journal Current Biology, citalopram (a common anti-depressant widely prescribed in the UK) has…