anti-depressants

News

What It's Like to Go on Antidepressants Before Puberty

A new study has found that most antidepressants don't work on teenagers.
Yasmin Jeffery
6.10.16
Health

Magic Mushrooms Could Be the Future of Antidepressants

We spoke to Dr. Mark Bolstridge, a clinical psychiatrist searching for alternative and unusual treatments for depression.
Sophie Hyatt
5.25.16
Health

Why Art Should Be Incorporated into Mental Health Therapy

It's too simplistic to suggest that the arts can solve the mental health crisis, but there's hope that more funding and more debate around the issues could help improve our wellbeing.
Rachel Finn
5.13.16
Stuff

The Men Who Use Antidepressants to Last Longer in Bed

Off-label use of SSRIs has proven a promising treatment for premature ejaculation, but not all doctors are convinced taking them to last longer is a good idea.
Dave Simpson
2.2.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Have a Suicidal Best Friend

The frustration that accompanies being friends with someone with mental illness has nothing to do with the friend herself. I am frustrated that her medications don't work, the doctors can't seem to help her, and neither can I.
Catherine Pears
5.17.15
Stuff

Does Cocaine Have Any Potential as an Antidepressant?

There's some anecdotal evidence suggesting that for some people, the idea of using coke to cure grief isn't 100 percent crazy.
Arielle Pardes
2.11.15
Narcomania

The Truth About Britain's Looming 'Middle-Class Heroin Crisis'

All the talk about rising oxycodone prescriptions in the UK causing a middle-class heroin crisis is gold-plated baloney.
Max Daly
1.14.15
Melissa Stetten's Bratwalk

I'm Drowning in Bird Shit and Self-Pity

I’m a shitty model. I book the shitty jobs. I’ll occasionally book a huge print ad that supplies me with enough money to support my coke habit for at least a few months. I’m kidding of course. My salary disappears into designer clothes and therapist...
Melissa Stetten
11.11.12