The neuroactive steroid may cause prolonged remission of depression

The neuroactive steroid may cause prolonged remission of depression

November 11, 2021
Summary: Major depressive disorder (MDD) is now the leading mental health issue. Its prevalence is only expected to grow. Although there are numerous medications to manage the condition, but treatment is far from satisfactory. SSRs are the most commonly prescribed drugs to treat MDD. However,…

Commonly used antidepressant changes the brain’s fat composition

Commonly used antidepressant changes the brain’s fat composition

November 10, 2021
Summary: Depression in children and young adults is on the rise. Depression-related suicides are among the leading causes of death among this age group. As a result, doctors are now more likely to prescribe antidepressants in this age group. Prozac (fluoxetine) is among the most…