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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 | 125 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 …

How Do Psychiatric Drugs Affect The Brain?

August 18, 2016 – 12:04 pm | 80 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 …

PSYCHOSTIMULANTS BRAND NAMES (GENERIC NAMES) AND SIDE EFFECTS

August 16, 2016 – 11:52 am | 67 views
PSYCHOSTIMULANTS

PSYCHOSTIMULANTS BRAND NAMES (GENERIC NAMES) AND SIDE EFFECTS

BRAND NAMES (GENERIC NAMES)

Adderall (amphetamine and
dextroamphetamine)
Dextrostat (dextroamphetamine)
 

Benzedrine (amphetamine sulfate)
Equasym (methylphenidate)

Concerta (methylphenidate)
Focalin (dexmethylphenidate)

Cylert (pemoline – removed from the
market)
Metadate (methylphenidate)

Daytrana (methylphenidate – skin patch)
Methylin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)

Desoxyn (methamphetamine
hydrochloride)
Provigil (modafinil)
 

Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine sulfate)
Ritalin …

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Psychostimulants

November 25, 2010 – 12:29 pm | 591 views
Psychostimulants

The Side Effects Of Common Psychiatric Drugs: Psychostimulants
BRAND NAMES (generic names):
1. Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine)
2. Benzedrine (amphetamine sulfate)
3. Concerta (methylphenidate)
4. Cylert (pemoline – removed from the market)
5. Daytrana (methylphenidate – skin patch)
6. Desoxyn (methamphetamine hydrochloride)
7. Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine sulfate)
8. Dextrostat (dextroamphetamine)
9. Equasym (methylphenidate)
10. Focalin (dexmethylphenidate)
11. Metadate (methylphenidate)
12. Methylin …

Social Problems: Alcohol & Other Drugs

November 1, 2008 – 4:22 pm | 1,090 views
alcoholic

Introduction:
Even occasional over consumption of alcoholic beverages can have dire consequences, especially when combined with driving an automobile.
There were 16,694 alcohol-related fatalities in 2004 – 39 percent of the total traffic fatalities for the year. …

International Drug Abuse Research Society ( IDARS )

November 1, 2008 – 4:04 pm | 848 views
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The Challenge for IDARS Scientists:  Combating Global Stimulant Abuse
What is IDARS?
“IDARS” is an acronym for the International Drug Abuse Research Society. The purposes of IDARS are scientific, educational and charitable. The Society …