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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Elvanse 20-70 mg (Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)

November 5, 2016 – 10:56 pm | 1,196 views

Elvanse 20-70 mg (Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)
Package leaflet: Information for the user
Elvanse 20 mg capsules, hard; Elvanse 30 mg capsules, hard; Elvanse 40 mg capsules, hard; Elvanse 50 mg capsules, hard; Elvanse 60 mg capsules, hard; Elvanse …

Adderall (amphetamine)

November 4, 2016 – 11:04 am | 410 views

Adderall (amphetamine)
FDA ALERT [02/2006] Sudden Unexplained Death, Cardiac/Cardiovascular, and Psychiatric Adverse Events Associated with Stimulant Therapy for ADHD.
In February of 2006, the FDA warned of serious cardiac and cardiovascular risks including sudden unexplained death (SUD) …

VYVANSE® [Vī’ -văns] (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Capsules

November 2, 2016 – 10:39 pm | 159 views

VYVANSE® [Vī’ -văns] (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Capsules
MEDICATION GUIDE
Read the Medication Guide that comes with VYVANSE before you start taking it and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This Medication Guide …

Psychotropic Medication Use among Adolescents

September 8, 2016 – 10:51 pm | 398 views

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%) …

Selected Facts about Mental Health in the United States

September 4, 2016 – 1:47 pm | 364 views

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 | 615 views
Mental Health MedicationsPlay

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 …