Antidepressants Research Paper

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Along with giving medication to a patient that they may not need it, the side effects for a depressed person and especially a misdiagnosed patient are harmful. To start out with, many antidepressants are not available for people under eighteen because they cannot handle the side effects. That is how dangerous they are. Even the commercials for many brands of antidepressants explain that a person’s depression can be worsened by taking the medication. In the commercial for Cymbalta, a supposed serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, warns a potential user to contact their doctor if their depression worsens on the medication, if they have thought of suicide, or if they have unusual changes in mood (Cymbalta). These warnings are found in almost