Search Resources (English): Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

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The marketization of depression: the prescribing of SSRI antidepressants to women

Looks at the impact of SSRI use among Canadian women. Reviews what is currently known about the benefits and harms caused by SSRIs, as well as both the definition and incidence of depression in women.

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Published: 2005
Paroxetine (Paxil) and congenital malformations
Warns that paroxetine (Paxil) may increase the risk of major congenital malformations. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Widespread use of SSRI antidepressants drives soaring health care costs in Canada/What are SSRI antidepressants?
Questions the science behind SSRI antidepressants and their real-world effectiveness. Examines why so many SSRIs are prescribed to women, as well as safety concerns and alternative treatment options. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Let them eat Prozac
Examines the practices of the pharmaceutical industry.
Published: 2003
SSRI antidepressants: their place in women's lives
Explores SSRI use in women and its effects. Also looks at alternatives to SSRIs. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Serotonin and depression: a disconnect between the advertisements and the scientific literature
Examines direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) campaigns for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants. Studies whether claims made in ads can be backed up with scientific evidence. (See Details)
Published: 2005