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January 31, 2017 – 1:38 pm | 1,137 views

What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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

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Antianxiety Medications Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Ritalin

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Ritalin (methylphenidate)
How does Ritalin work? What will it do for me?
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