Antidepressants-Stop them slowly (New York Times)

If you think there isn’t withdrawal from Antidepressants, try going off of them, according to a new article from the NYT.

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Every year individuals are started on Antidepressant medications by their psychiatrist or primary care physician. Research is emerging that there may be symptoms such as “insomnia, surges of anxiety, even so-called brain zaps” when stopping these psychiatric medications. The question is, are patients told about these possible discontinuation symptoms before they start Antidepressants? {Source}

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