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Long term effects of antidepressants being investigated

Animal research indicates that antidepressant use early in life predisposes a person to have depression and anxiety-like symptoms during adulthood. These results will help provide information on long term effects of antidepressant use in children and pregnant women. Currently there are no recorded short term effects of drugs like Prozac on pregnant women.

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About: Long term effects of antidepressants being investigated

Date: 27 October 2004

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

URL: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/2004/10/27/MNGJE9GV301.DTL&type=health

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