Article Archive for December 2008
• Higher doses and longer term use of psychiatric drugs often mean brain changes
Making a decision about coming off psychiatric drugs means evaluating as best you can the risks
Like street drugs and any mood or mind altering substance, psychiatric drugs alter mental states and behavior by affecting brain chemistry.
Current medical theory is that most psychiatric drugs work by changing the levels of chemicals …
Most people begin taking psychiatric medications because they are “distressed and distressing.”
Doctors put people on psychiatric medications for experiences labeled “mental disorders”:
• Friendships with people who believe in your capacity to take charge of your wellness can be crucial. Ideally these should be people who have seen you on your “bad days,” are there for you …