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Many people get withdrawal symptoms when they try to stop antidepressants. So how can you safely stop?
Menopause treatments can help with hot flashes and other symptoms – but many people aren’t aware of the latest advances
Study claiming antidepressant withdrawal is less common than thought fails to account for risks in long-term users
Micronutrients used to treat antenatal depression in world first study | University of Canterbury
For women with antenatal depression, micronutrients might help them and their babies – new study
Why, for some, psychotherapy might be a better treatment for depression than drugs
People coming off antidepressants are looking for help online
Millions take antidepressants for chronic pain – but there’s little evidence the most commonly prescribed drugs work
Engineering mini human hearts to study pregnancy complications and birth defects
US drugs regulator gives LSD ‘breakthrough’ status for treating anxiety – why this is so significant
Getting a good night’s rest is vital for neurodiverse children – pediatric sleep experts explain why
Seaport Therapeutics receives $100 million in funding to maximise Monash invention
Seaport Therapeutics receives $100 million in funding to maximise Monash invention
Drugs like Ozempic won’t ‘cure’ obesity but they might make us more fat-phobic
Hospice care for those with dementia falls far short of meeting people’s needs at the end of life
Half of Australians living in aged care have depression psychological therapy could help according to new research
Half of Australians in aged care have depression. Psychological therapy could help
Finland managed to halve its suicide rate – here’s how it happened
Gut-brain Communication Turned On Its Axis
Running or yoga can help beat depression, research shows – even if exercise is the last thing you feel like
Why it’s a bad idea to mix alcohol with some medications
Why are so many Australians taking antidepressants?
Women take more antidepressants after divorce than men but that doesn’t mean they’re more depressed
New study lists potentially dangerous drugs in Australian healthcare
Psychological care delivered over the phone is an effective way to combat loneliness and depression, according to a major new study
A new government inquiry will examine women’s pain and treatment. How and why is it different?
Gender Pain Gap Revealed – And Women Aren’t Surprised
Is it OK to take antidepressants while pregnant?
AI can already diagnose depression better than a doctor and tell you which treatment is best
Joint operation seizes $2 million worth of unlawfully imported therapeutic goods
5 things you didn’t realise you need to know about perimenopause
Bipolar disorder isn’t the same for everyone. So people should have more say in how they’re treated
Survey gathers insights into withdrawal effects from stopping antidepressants
Adults were psychologically resilient to the Covid-19 pandemic, study shows
Taking an antidepressant? Mixing it with other medicines – including some cold and flu treatments – can be dangerous
Ketamine effective for treatment-resistant depression: clinical trial
Ketamine injections for depression? A new study shows promise, but it’s one of many options
Do Children Inherit Parents’ Stressful Experiences?
We are closer than ever to being able to 3D print medicines. Here’s why that’s important
Getting into nature is simple and essential
Dispensing of psychotropic medications to Australian children and adolescents doubled in less than a decade
Australian children needed more mental health meds during the pandemic
Effectiveness and safety of analgesics to treat low back pain ‘uncertain’: study
Doctors and Patients Advised to Take a Cautious Approach to Use of Analgesics for Low Back Pain, a New Study in the…
Considering going off antidepressants? Here’s what to think about first
Is my medicine making me feel hotter this summer? 5 reasons why
RACGP: Medicare reforms should improve access to medicines and costs for patients
Antidepressants use for chronic pain on rise, but are they effective?