The Psychopharmacology of Bi-Polar 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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