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Do antidepressant meds work through personality change?

New evidence suggests that popular selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant medications can substantially change patients’ personalities, and researchers speculate that it is these changes in personality – rather than the supposed alleviation of depressive symptoms – that are responsible for improvements in mood. The research, conducted by psychologists from the University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern […]

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