The Adverse Emotional and Interpersonal Effects of Antidepressants

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An online questionnaire about experiences with, and beliefs about, antidepressants was completed by 1829 adults who had been prescribed antidepressants in the last 5 years. 8 of the 20 adverse effects studied were reported by over half the participants; most frequently: Sexual Difficulties (62%) and Feeling Emotionally Numb (60%). Percentages for other effects included: Feeling Not Like Myself – 52%, Reduction In Positive Feelings – 42%, Caring Less About Others – 39%, Suicidality – 39% and Withdrawal Effects – 55%. Via Global Research. Posted December 1, 2014.

–Alanna McCatty


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Alanna M. is a graduate of Pace University.


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