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# Depression In the Elderly Clinical depression in the elderly is common. That doesn’t mean it’s normal. Late-life depression affects about 6 million Americans ages 65 and older. But only 10% receive treatment for depression. The likely reason is that the elderly often display symptoms of depression differently. Depression in the elderly is also frequently […]

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How Antidepressants Work: SSRIs, MAOIs, Tricyclics, and More #antidepressants, #depression, #ssris, #snris, #maois, #tricyclics, #treatment-resistant #depression, #abilify, #pristiq, #effexor, #cymbalta, #tetracyclics, #prozac, #zoloft, #zyprexa, #emsam, #marplan, #nardil, #parnate, #asendin, #ludiomil, #mazanor, #remeron, #khedezla, #fetzima, #pristiq, #viibryd, #brintellix, #neurotransmitters

# How Different Antidepressants Work If you have treatment-resistant depression. you might have already picked up some of the antidepressant drug lingo — you know your SSRIs, your SNRIs and your MAOIs. But do you really know how these drugs help? If you don’t, you’re not alone. The truth is that even experts aren’t completely […]

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