Effects of antidepressants on cognitive functions: a review.

  title={Effects of antidepressants on cognitive functions: a review.},
  author={Isabelle Amado-Boccara and N Gougoulis and M F Poirier Littr{\'e} and Andr{\'e} Galinowski and Henri L{\^o}o},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  volume={19 3},
The widespread use of antidepressants since the late 1950s and especially the ambulatory treatment of the majority of depressive patients raises the issue of the state of knowledge of the effects of these drugs on cognitive function. This review aims at synthesizing information about differential effects of antidepressants on cognitive function to facilitate good prescription. The first part of this review tries to summarize the main tasks used to explore global reactivity, attention, memory… CONTINUE READING