Is it just me? Soul-searching on use of mental health medications

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Is it just me? Soul-searching on use of mental health medications

Emma Dunning

Emma Dunning

Emma Antidepressant Fraz

Emma Dunning scrutinises her prescribing data to see whether she’s doing the right thing by depressed and anxious patients

Fluoxetine is my drug of choice for depression and anxiety. This is because of its relative safety and side-effect profile, and because i

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The Aussie 6 minutes    email  had  a   good   headline to  an article   . "  These  medicines  are at  least as  good as  placebo "  referring to    pain meds in  back pain   but  could  equally  apply  to  anti  anxiety   meds  ,  sleeping  pills  ,   anti hypertensives , !

High  BMI  hsa  a strong association  with    anti depressant  use  and   also   ,  with  the  exception  of  paroxetine   they  pretty  much  all    are associated  with   increased  weight gain .