n. An agent that prevents or counteracts depression.
adj. Preventing or counteracting depression.
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n. any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects
"They found that an increase in antidepressant sales of one pill per capita (about a 12 percent increase over the sales levels for 2000 in the countries surveyed) correlated with a suicide-mortality decline of about 5 percent."