Experiences of antidepressants



We are very grateful to all the participants who shared their experiences for this project.  
Thanks also to Claire Anderson  for her work as ‘research buddy’,  and to Sue Ziebland, Helen Salisbury, Andrew Herxheimer, Tony Avery and the members of the advisory panel.  Also to Tina Colletta who transcribed all the interviews.  

Special thanks to colleagues in the Health Experiences Research Group for all their support and encouragement.  

Sue Ziebland, Chair
Research Director, Health Experiences Research Group.        

Claire Anderson
Professor of Social Pharmacy, University of Nottingham
Tony Avery 
Professor of Primary Health Care, University of Nottingham        

Andrew Herxheimer
Trustee of DIPEx Charity, Clinical pharmacologist, 
Emeritus Fellow, UK Cochrane Centre        

Sian Rees
Interim Director of Health Experiences Institute, University of Oxford        

John Geddes
Senior Clinical Research Fellow and Professor of Epidemiological Psychiatry, University of Oxford. 
Denise Taylor
Senior Lecturer, University of Bath
President, College of Mental Health Pharmacy

Michael Osborne
Interview participant and lay panel member

Iain Mobbs
Lay panel member
PhD student and voluntary mental health worker         

Alice Malpass
NIHR Research Fellow, University of Bristol

Patrick Taylor
Director, Oxfordshire MIND

Eva Cyhlarova
Head of Research, Mental Health Foundation

Shameem Gassy
Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN), Oxfordshire Mental Health Trust.

Alastar Rutherford
Independent Healthcare Consultant
Member, NICE Quality Standards Advisory Committee

Alastair Campbell
Strategist, Policital aide, Time to Change ambassador

Mark Rice Oxley
International News Editor at The Guardian
Author of 'Underneath the Lemon Tree', a memoir of depression and recovery

Supported by:
The NIHR School for Primary Care Research


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