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Some antidepressants may increase risk for bipolar disorders

Taking certain antidepressants (particularly serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, and venlafaxine) for unipolar depression may lead to a heightened risk of subsequent mania/bipolar disorder, according to a study in BMJ Open. Read more and read the study abstract.

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