obesity

Long-Term Antidepressant Treatment Contributes To Significant Increases In Weight Gain And Obesity

On January 18, 2011, in Depression, Medication, by Christopher Fisher, PhD This study demonstrates that patients using antidepressant medication continuously, mostly serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), show significantly more (abdominal) overweight and obesity than those using them intermittently or not at all. Compared with SSRIs, other types of antidepressant medication used…