Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome: Symptoms & Treatment


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Which of these is NOT a common side effect of antidepressant discontinuation syndrome?

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1. When is antidepressant discontinuation syndrome most likely to occur?

2. What is tapering of a medication?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will assess your understanding of antidepressant discontinuation syndrome. Quiz topics include the side effects of antidepressant discontinuation syndrome and the timing of when a person would experience this syndrome.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about these areas of study:

  • What 'tapering' means, related to medications
  • What to do if you think you have antidepressant discontinuation syndrome
  • Example of a person who would experience the syndrome

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on antidepressant discontinuation syndrome
  • Information recall access the knowledge you've gained regarding the tapering of a medication
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a person who would experience antidepressant discontinuation syndrome and when they would experience it

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome: Symptoms & Treatment will cover the following areas of interest:

  • Scenario of a person experiencing antidepressant discontinuation syndrome
  • Reasons why people take antidepressant medication
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Different approaches to tapering of medications