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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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What Works For Anxiety Disorders-Anti-Anxiety Drugs

January 31, 2017 – 1:38 pm | 390 views
Anxiety Disorders

What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

Short-term use (up to four weeks)
Our rating
Long-term use
Our rating

GAD
 
GAD
 

PTSD and ASD
 
PTSD and ASD
 

Social Phobia
 
Social Phobia
 

Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
 

Specific Phobias
 
Specific Phobias
 

OCD
 
OCD
 

WHAT ARE THEY?
Anti-anxiety drugs are used mainly for …

Psychotropic Medication Use among Adolescents

September 8, 2016 – 10:51 pm | 129 views
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Psychotropic Medication Use among Adolescents: United States, 2005–2010
Key findings
Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Approximately 6.0% of U.S. adolescents aged 12–19 reported psychotropic drug use in the past month.
The use of antidepressants (3.2%) …

ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS

September 8, 2016 – 6:15 pm | 119 views
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ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS
What makes an antipsychotic drug atypical?
Atypical drugs are associated with low extrapyramidal side effects (EPS) and are beneficial for improving the negative symptoms associated with schizophrenia.
All antipsychotic drugs improve the positive symptoms of schizophrenia …

Selected Facts about Mental Health in the United States

September 4, 2016 – 1:47 pm | 102 views
Facts about Mental Health in the United States

Selected Facts about Mental Health in the United States
Overview

An estimated 61.5 million Americans—about one in four adults—suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. About 13.6 million Americans, or 1 in 17, suffer …

Mental Health Medications

September 3, 2016 – 6:40 pm | 171 views
Mental Health Medications

Mental Health Medications
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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 …

Pregnancy and Medicines

August 29, 2016 – 9:50 pm | 58 views
Pregnancy and Medicines

Pregnancy and Medicines
Q: Is it safe to use medicine while I am pregnant?
A: There is no clear-cut answer to this question. Before you start or stop any medicine, it is always best to speak with …