Pharmacology of antidepressants

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This review covers mechanisms of action, efficacy, side effects, and toxicity of various classes of antidepressants: tricyclic antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, second-generation antidepressants including the selective inhibitors of serotonin reuptake, and novel drugs such as mirtazapine, nefazodone, and venlafaxine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2S-18S
JournalJournal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
Issue number2 SUPPL. 1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 1997


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  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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