The proportion of people aged over 65 on antidepressants has more than doubled in two decades – according to new research led by the University of East Anglia.
Despite a rise in antidepressant use, there was little change in the number of older people diagnosed with depression.
Antidepressants are generally safe, according to a new study by an international team of researchers. By assessing evidence from 45 meta-analyses, which combined the results from many studies, the researchers did not find strong evidence of adverse health outcomes associated with antidepressant use. The findings have been published in JAMA Psychiatry.
When children with ADHD don’t respond well to Methylphenidate doctors often increase the dose. Now a new review shows that increasing the dose may not always be the best option, as it may have no effect on some of the functional impairments associated with ADHD.
Social network users risk becoming more and more addicted to social media platforms even as they experience stress from their use.
A new study indicates that the antidepressant effects of ketamine may not be such, according to a paper published in Psychotherapy and psychosomatics. The study investigates the hypothesis that depressed individual receiving ketamine infusions, associate feelings of lightness and floating which are a typical occurrence in the use of psychoactive-substance, with an antidepressant state.
First study to demonstrate relationship between green space and mental wellbeing at an individual level published
Using data from 25,518 people, the researchers show that Londoners who live within 300m of green space have significantly better mental wellbeing