Do antidepressants affect the self? A phenomenological approach.

  title={Do antidepressants affect the self? A phenomenological approach.},
  author={Fredrik Svenaeus},
  journal={Medicine, health care, and philosophy},
  volume={10 2},
In this paper, I explore the questions of how and to what extent new antidepressants (selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs) could possibly affect the self. I do this by way of a phenomenological approach, using the works of Martin Heidegger and Thomas Fuchs to analyze the roles of attunement and embodiment in normal and abnormal ways of being-in-the-world. The nature of depression and anxiety disorders - the diagnoses for which treatment with antidepressants is most commonly… CONTINUE READING
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