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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Anti-anxiety drugs are used mainly for …

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Antianxiety Drugs »»» Ativan (lorazepam) BuSpar (buspirone) Klonopin (clonazepam) Valium (diazepam) Xanax (alprazolam)

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Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

September 4, 2016 – 8:14 pm | 261 views
Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

Mental Health Medications Organized by Trade Name

Trade Name
Generic Name
FDA Approved Age

Combination Antipsychotic and Antidepressant Medication

Symbyax (Prozac & Zyprexa)
fluoxetine & olanzapine
18 and older

Antipsychotic Medications

Abilify
 
aripiprazole
13 to 17 for schizophrenia and bipolar; 18 and older for schizophrenia, bipolar
mania, …

Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 297 views
Mental Health Medications

Mental Health Medications
Overview
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 …

Withdrawal effects

August 21, 2016 – 1:13 pm | 119 views
Withdrawal effects

Withdrawal effects
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

August 19, 2016 – 9:54 pm | 230 views
Number of People Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the United States

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.

August 19, 2016 – 5:42 pm | 230 views
Number of Children & Adolescents Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the US

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?

August 18, 2016 – 12:04 pm | 190 views
ow Do Psychiatric Drugs Affect The Brain

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 …