• Add Yours badge

What Misconceptions About Antidepressants Are You Sick Of Hearing?

No, they don't turn us into ~zombies~.

Taking antidepressants to treat mental illness is totally nothing to be ashamed of, but there are a lot of annoying misconceptions.

Maybe people are worried that medication turns you into a different person — rather than helping you be yourself again.

Or that antidepressants should only be a ~last resort~, when actually, they're a potentially great option no matter where you are in your treatment.

Or maybe you're just plain sick of people assuming antidepressants are a magic cure.

If you take (or have taken) antidepressants, what do you wish people knew about them?