Effects of Antidepressant Drugs on Cognition and Memory Among Patients of Depression-Newer or Conventional Agents?Furqan Kazi
Depression is a most common mental illness with high burden of disease affecting social, psychological, academic and professional lives of millions of people around the globe. Antidepressant and psychosocial therapies are most adopted treatment options for depression.
The evaluation of cognitive effects related to antidepressant drug use is important for better selection of antidepressant drugs that leads to improved cognitive performance and patient health related quality of life. Very limited research has been conducted regarding the assessment of cognitive function changes being produced by the use of antidepressant medications.