How Common are Withdrawal and Emotional Blunting in Chronic Antidepressant Treatment?

The problem of withdrawal syndromes and emotional blunting occurring with prolonged antidepressant treatment is constantly underestimated by clinicians.

The Antidepressant Debate in the New York Times

An article on the front page of the New York Times on April 7, 2018, has fueled the debate over antidepressants again.

How effective are antidepressants?

Andrea Cipriani from the University of Oxford and colleagues have recently published the largest and most comprehensive meta-analysis of the efficacy of antidepressants in the Lancet. The paper is worth dealing with more intensively.