Mental Health News

August 20, 2004

Antidepressant Labels, Depression Traced to Overactive Brain Circuit

"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to update antidepressant labels to reflect studies that suggest a link between the drugs and suicide in youths, but remains cautious about the strength of such ties, according to new documents released on Friday."

"A brain imaging study by the NIH's National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has found that an emotion-regulating brain circuit is overactive in people prone to depression - even when they are not depressed."

Posted by news editor | Filed under: Depression

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