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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 391 views
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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 …

What is Schizophrenia? What are the Symptoms of Schizophrenia?

August 24, 2016 – 9:13 pm | 121 views

What is Schizophrenia? What are the Symptoms of Schizophrenia?
What is schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and acts. Although schizophrenia is not as common as other mental …

SEROQUEL (quetiapine fumarate) Tablets – Medication Guide

August 23, 2016 – 9:40 am | 218 views

SEROQUEL (quetiapine fumarate) Tablets – Medication Guide
Read this Medication Guide before you start taking SEROQUEL and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of …

Reducing Drug Dosage Safely

August 21, 2016 – 8:33 pm | 279 views

Reducing Drug Dosage Safely
The following are general considerations, and no single pattern fits everyone:

Usually it is best to go slow and taper gradually. Though some people are able to successfully go off quickly or all …

Withdrawal effects

August 21, 2016 – 1:13 pm | 152 views

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 …

Why do people have withdrawal problems?

August 21, 2016 – 11:36 am | 115 views

Why do people have withdrawal problems?
Most psychiatric drugs work on body chemicals called neurotransmitters, which carry messages between nerves, or between nerves and muscles, glands or other organs. They cross the gap (the synapse) between …