Anti-Depressants May Prevent Onset of Depression in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Anti-Depressants May Prevent Onset of Depression in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Contrary to popular belief, a new study suggests that anti-depressants may not be useful when depression has already had its onset in patients with traumatic brain injuries. In a paper published today in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Iowa reveal that the onset of depression may be prevented when patients take anti-depressants immediately following traumatic brain injuries, before depression has had a chance to develop. Read More