A Single Dose of Antidepressants Changes Your Brain

September 22, 2014 2:00 PM

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It turns out that antidepressants may be changing your brain. Scientists have found that a single dose of antidepressant is enough to produce dramatic changes in the functional architecture of the human brain.

In this case, the researchers focused on a commonly prescribed SSRI (serotonin reuptake inhibitor). While SSRIs are among the most widely studied and prescribed form of antidepressants worldwide, it's still not entirely clear how they work. However, they're believed to change brain connectivity in i...

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