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Depression: Why Taking Medication Isn’t a Cop Out

Rachel Star Withers presents a convincing case on why taking antidepressants is not a sign a weakness, but rather strength.

By Rachel Star Withers

How to Lose the Antidepressant Weight Gain

Some research suggests that as many as 25 percent of those who take antidepressants gain significant weight. The solution? Specific dietary guidelines to make the brain increase its production of serotonin.

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

How to Obtain Mental Health Services With Little Money and Insurance

Here’s a list of resources for gaining access to mental health services if money and insurance are limited.

By Merely Me

How Skin and Mood Are Linked

Did you know skin health is connected to our mood? Learn about the fascinating link between your skin, the nervous system, and mood disorders.

By Sloane Miller

Antidepressants That Cause the Least Weight Gain

Weight gain is unfairly a side effect of most antidepressants. But some seem to pack on the pounds much more than others. Learn about which drugs cause the least weight gain and other valuable information.

By Merely Me

Antidepressants and Sex: What You Should Know

Are your antidepressants affecting your libido? Here’s what you can do about it.

By Merely Me

The Latest Treatments for SAD

Insights from the doctor who first diagnosed SAD and the first to use light therapy to treat it.

By Stephanie Stephens

Depression and Anxiety Not Linked With Medication Overuse in Migraine

A recent study found that Migraine patients with anxiety or depressive disorders were not more likely to overuse acute medications.

By Tammy Rome

FDA Update: Antidepressant Name Change

The FDA has changed the brand name of an antidepressant to avoid confusion with a blood-thinning medication.

By Jeff Bauer

Pros and Cons of Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is used to describe a variety of talk therapies that treat emotional, behavioral, personality, and psychiatric disorders. Here’s what else you need to know.

By HealthAfter50