Month: February 2021

Stress and depression

Posted on February 25, 2021

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

Posted on February 13, 2021

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

Posted on February 7, 2021

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