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antidepressants

U.S. antidepressant use jumps 65 percent in 15 years

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds.

What you need to know about antidepressants

They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood.

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

New type of antidepressant shows promise

More study is needed, but the compound may fight the condition in a different way.

Prescription drug use on the rise in U.S.

Many adults take five or more medications, often for preventable ills.

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