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

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

August 24, 2017 0

What you need to know about antidepressants

They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood.

June 13, 2017 0

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

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

February 22, 2017 0

New type of antidepressant shows promise

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

December 20, 2015 0

Prescription drug use on the rise in U.S.

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

November 9, 2015 0