The Psychopharmacology of Depression


In this video, Dr Cyrus Marcellus Ellis, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Governors State University, explains that depression is a mood-dysregulation type of disorder and identifies its main symptoms. Detailing the process of synaptic transmission ‐ and how it goes awry for someone with depression ‐ Ellis explains how the SSRI and SNRI classes of medication work. Side effects of medication are also noted, along with clinician concerns regarding the long lead-in time required for such medications to be fully functional.



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