PHILADELPHIA –- Examining data obtained from a University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt University psychology study, researchers at these universities and Northwestern University have reported the first placebo-controlled evidence that antidepressant medications—particularly selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs—can substantially change patients’ personalities. The personality changes also appeared to be linked to long-term improvements in mood.
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December 9, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on a Medicare buy-in health-care option.
December 7, 2009
Sharon Thompson-Schill of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for leading a Penn team of neuroscientists in a study of cognitive development in toddlers.
Article Source: Hartford Courant
December 3, 2009
Douglas Smith of the School of Medicine discusses concussions and new NFL guidelines.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)