The New Study on Serotonin and Depression Isn’t About Antidepressants
A review confirming what has long been known is being used to make misleading claims about antidepressants—and shows the gap between scientific knowledge and public understanding.
We Both Have Narcolepsy. This Is How We Have Sex
“I recently tried putting rope restraints on myself to see if I could get out of them on my own, in case Liam ever fell asleep—and I can!”
Do You Want to Be Sad, or Skinny? The Slippery Solution of Wellbutrin
The internet is full of soft chatter about the weight loss effects of an antidepressant not recommended for those with eating disorders—but that gets prescribed to them anyway.
Why Antidepressants Can Kill Your Sex Drive – and What to Do About It
For some women who take SSRIs, stable mental health means sacrificing sexual pleasure.
This Is What It's Like to Live With Agitated Depression
Agitated depression—or “melancholia agitate"—has been described as a mixed state in which some symptoms of depression exist with those of other psychiatric ailments.
Here's What MDMA Did for My Anxiety That Meds Couldn't
"I don’t have an opinion on what anyone else should do, but numbing the fear was not the answer for me."
Michael Pollan Did Four of the World's Most Common Psychedelics
How psilocybin, LSD, DMT, and ayahuasca changed the author's mind.
Understanding Anhedonia, the Depression Symptom That Numbs Pleasure
"Nothing is fun anymore. You don't go out because you just think, what's the point?"
Xanax Turned Me into a Walking Ghost
And trying to get off of it was even worse.
Everything You Need to Know About Mixing MDMA and Antidepressants
It's difficult to get high when on SSRIs, but is trying to do so actually doing you any damage?
Doctors Are Too Quick to Give Women Antidepressants
Are they prematurely whipping out those prescription pads?
How to Take Antidepressants and Still Have a Sex Life
Your happiness should not cost you a single orgasm.