Month: February 2021

Stress and depression

Certain adrenal hormones are released in response to stress. They reduce the proliferation of dentate gyrus progenitor cells in the adult hippocaptus . Many corticosteroids reduce the formation of

Causes of depression

Previously, scientists and doctors believed that neurotransmitters – monoamines, in particular serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine – play a role in the genesis of depression . This hypothesis arose under the influence

Medicines that provoke the appearance of depression

Drugs that can cause depression include: oral contraceptives; antimicrobial drugs (ampicillin, evaferents , azithromycin, streptomycin, tetracycline );  anticonvulsants ( leviracetam, vigabatrin, topiramate ); immunomodulators (alpha interferon, steroids, cyclosporine ); antihypertensive drugs (beta-blockers, methyldopa , reserpine, flunarizine ); psychotropic