Antidepressants

Antidepressant Withdrawal: a Survey of Patients’ Experience by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence J Davies R Pauli L Montagu   (September 2018) http://prescribeddrug.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/APPG-PDD-Survey-of-antidepressant-withdrawal-experiences.pdf

A systematic review into the incidence, severity and duration of antidepressant withdrawal effects: Are guidelines evidence-based? J Davies J Read Journal of Addictive Behaviours (October 2019) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306460318308347

Tapering of SSRI treatment to mitigate withdrawal symptoms M Horowitz D Taylor Lancet Psychiatry (March 2019) https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(19)30032-X/fulltext

The ‘Patient Voice’: patients who experience antidepressant withdrawal symptoms are often dismissed, or misdiagnosed with relapse, or a new medical condition A Guy, M Brown, S Lewis, M Horowitz Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology (November 2020) https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2045125320967183

Protracted withdrawal syndrome after stopping antidepressants: a descriptive quantitative analysis of consumer narratives from a large internet forum M Hengartner, L Schulthess, A Sorensen, A Framer Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology  (December 2020) https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2045125320980573

The role of Facebook groups in the management and raising of awareness of antidepressant withdrawal: is social media filling the void left by health services? E White, J Read, S Julo Therapeutic Advances is Psychopharmacology  (February 2021) https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2045125320981174

What I have learnt from helping thousands of people taper off antidepressants and other psychotropic medications A Framer Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology  (March 2021) https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2045125321991274