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Blood Pressure Medications and Mental Health
What do blood pressure medications have to do with mood disorders? According to new research, there may be a link.
New Warning For Aripiprazole
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about possible impulse-control problems, such as compulsive or uncontrollable urges, tied to a particular antipsychotic.
Under Debate: Psychiatric Medications
Medications are often prescribed to treat mental conditions, but are they all they’re cracked up to be? Some have raised concerns that psychiatric medications may have overstated benefits and underreported harms.
Get Help for Depression in Pregnancy
Depression can take all the fun out of being a new mother. Researchers are trying to find better ways to diagnose the problem early.
Perfect Parenting Pressures Could Affect Mental Health
Becoming a parent for the first time can be hard for some people. But some new parents may risk developing a mental disorder when they also face social pressures to be perfect parents.
Balancing Antidepressants' Risks during Pregnancy
Taking antidepressants during pregnancy has always involved a balancing of possible benefits and risks. But so does skipping the medication when a mom has depression.
Increased Depression in Common Teen Disorders
Separately, ADHD and asthma each have been associated with mood disorders. Are patients with both ADHD and asthma at an even greater risk?
No Link Between Antidepressants and Autism
Women may need to take various medications even while they are pregnant, trying to weigh the risks and benefits of the medications. When it comes to antidepressants, there's at least one thing they don't need to worry about.
Mania and Depression Run in the Family Independently
Mental disorders can be passed down through families. The individual factors of each disorder may be the important thing to pay attention to rather than the disorder itself.
Bipolar Disorder Versus Borderline Personality Disorder
Depression can be a symptom of both bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder. Because of a patient's depressive symptoms, these two conditions may often be misdiagnosed or confused.