Attitudes about antidepressants: influence of information about weight-related side effects.

@article{Cash2000AttitudesAA,
  title={Attitudes about antidepressants: influence of information about weight-related side effects.},
  author={Thomas F. Cash and Marie Annette Brown},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={2000},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={453-6}
}
Antidepressant drugs are frequently prescribed for women and have various side effects, including potential effects on body weight. This experiment examined the effects of information about the weight-related side effects of antidepressants on women's attitudes toward the drugs. 60 college women were randomly assigned to read about one of two drugs, fluoxetine (Prozac) or imipramine (Tofranil). Participants were either told or not told about veridical weight-related side effects, namely, weight… CONTINUE READING

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