Treatment-resistant depression means different things to different people. Most often, it means a person has tried two or more antidepressants for several weeks each and still has depressive symptoms.1 Some common antidepressants are: Zoloft®, Celexa®, Lexapro®, Prozac®, Cymbalta®, Effexor®.
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