About The Author

Andrey is a researcher at the State scientific-research Institute of Basic medicine and Physiology.

Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome

Depression is a highly prevalent, severely debilitating mental disorder that affects nearly 5% of the global population, and has a high risk of relapse. Commonly used to treat depression, antidepressant drugs are currently the most prescribed class of CNS medications globally. However, overt side-effects markedly complicate antidepressant pharmacotherapy. For example, digestive and sleep disorders, headache,