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Emotional side-effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: qualitative study.

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BACKGROUND: Some people who take selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants report that their experience of emotions is 'blunted'. This phenomenon is poorly understood. AIMS: To understand patients' experiences of this phenomenon. METHOD: Qualitative study, gathering data through individual interviews, a group interview and validation interviews; and searching patient websites for relevant posts. RESULTS: There was strong evidence that some people taking SSRIs experience s...

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10.1192/bjp.bp.108.051110

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
195
Issue:
3
Pages:
211-217
Publication date:
2009-09-05
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:1cfc200f-b204-42d5-9089-2b814f68edea
Source identifiers:
97960
Local pid:
pubs:97960

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