The Noonday Demon
An Atlas Of DepressionBook - 2015
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"Considered one of the most important books on depression, The Noonday Demon by journalist Andrew Solomon portrays the author’s personal experience with depression and provides extensive information about it. Myths, treatments and testimonies by several people who have depression are feature... Read More »
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Four classes of antidepressant medication are currently available. The most popular are the SSRIs, which bring about higher brain levels of serotonin. Prozac, Luvox, Paxil, Zoloft, and Celexa are all SSRIs. There are also two older kinds of antidepressants. The tricyclics, named for their chemical structure, affect serotonin and dopamine. Elavil, Anafranil, Norpramin, Tofranil, and Pamelor are all tricyclics. The monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) inhibit the breakdown of serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. Nardil and Parnate are both MAOIs. Another category, atypical antidepressants, includes drugs that
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