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Fish and pills in fish bowl

Antidepressants – a death trap for our fish

While antidepressants may keep humans happy they are detrimental to our fish population, according to new international research led by Monash University biologists.

Science
Anti depressants

Research shows that patients fear antidepressants a “dirty little habit”

Research by University of Westminster, along with partner Universities both in Australia (Monash & New South Wales) and the UK (Oxford and Nottingham), shows that nearly 30 years after the...

Anti depressants

Research shows that patients fear antidepressants a “dirty little habit”

Research by University of Westminster, along with partner Universities both in Australia (Monash & New South Wales) and the UK (Oxford and Nottingham), shows that nearly 30 years after the...

Paul

Antidepressants may be no better than a placebo, so why take them?

by Paul Biegler Seventeenth-century Oxford scholar Robert Burton’s lifework, The Anatomy of Melancholy, weighs in at a door-stopping 1,400 pages. But his cure for the “Black Choler” of depression came...

Paul

Antidepressants may be no better than a placebo, so why take them?

by Paul Biegler Seventeenth-century Oxford scholar Robert Burton’s lifework, The Anatomy of Melancholy, weighs in at a door-stopping 1,400 pages. But his cure for the “Black Choler” of depression came...

Paul

Antidepressants may be no better than a placebo, so why take them?

by Paul Biegler Seventeenth-century Oxford scholar Robert Burton’s lifework, The Anatomy of Melancholy, weighs in at a door-stopping 1,400 pages. But his cure for the “Black Choler” of depression came...

mental health

New treatment hope for menopausal depression

A trial involving middle-aged Australian women is investigating the use of a hormone treatment for symptoms of menopausal depression. Researchers at the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc) are trialling...

pills

Side effects of the Hollywood treatment: pharma ethics dumped for thriller plot

by Dr Paul Biegler When a drug returns more than a billion dollars in sales, it hits blockbuster status. So, notching up over US$11 billion in 2011 antidepressants are bona...