Articles in Antianxiety
Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name
FDA Approved Age
Combination Antipsychotic and Antidepressant Medication
Symbyax (Prozac & Zyprexa)
fluoxetine & olanzapine
18 and older
13 to 17 for schizophrenia and bipolar; 18 and older for schizophrenia, bipolar
Mental Health Medications
Medications can play a role in treating several mental disorders and conditions. Treatment may also include psychotherapy (also called “talk therapy”) and brain stimulation therapies (less common). In some cases, psychotherapy alone may …
How can I tell the difference between withdrawal problems and relapse?
There are three ways to tell if symptoms are the result of withdrawal, according to one expert, David Healy, who applied it to SSRIs …
Total Number of People Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the United States
The following information is the most accurate and documented data available on psychiatric drug usage. The information is from IMS Health, a company that provides …
Number of Children & Adolescents Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the U.S.
The following information is the most accurate and documented data available on psychiatric drug usage in the United States. The information is from IMS Health, …
How Do Psychiatric Drugs Affect The Brain?
Like any mind altering substance, psychiatric drugs are psychoactive and alter mind and behavior by affecting brain chemistry. Their usefulness, and risks, come from changing the brain/body and altering …