Dementia Depression: Antidepressant Benefits & Dangers

“Serotonin is an ancient chemical. It’s intimately regulating many different processes, and when you interfere with these things you can expect, from an evolutionary perspective, that it’s going to cause some harm.”

“It could change the way we think about such major pharmaceutical drugs.”

“You’ve got a minimal benefit, a laundry list of negative effects – some small, some rare and some not so rare. The issue is: does the list of negative effects outweigh the minimal benefit?”

Read more: http://alzheimersweekly.com/content/dementia-depression-antidepressant-benefits-dangers

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