Antidepressants are not addictive in the way that we think of or define addiction. For more on withdrawal symptoms, watch this video https://youtu.be/KrcUEarpx-s.
This video addresses the following questions:
If your symptoms return after you stop an antidepressant does that mean you’re addicted?
What is the difference between physiological tolerance and psychological dependence?
If I start an antidepressant, will I always need it to feel better?
If several medications work at first, then stop, does it mean I have a tolerance problem?
What is a placebo effect?
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