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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Staying on Psychiatric Drugs and Harm Reduction

August 31, 2016 – 9:16 pm | 80 views
Staying on Psychiatric Drugs and Harm Reduction

Staying on Psychiatric Drugs and Harm Reduction
You may decide that, given the degree of crisis you are facing and the obstacles to workable alternatives, you want to continue psychiatric medication. Don’t feel judged for making …

How can medication help?

August 22, 2016 – 12:09 pm | 88 views
How can medication help

How can medication help?
Many people find neuroleptic medication helpful, particularly in acute crises when experiences can feel overwhelming. They can reduce the intensity of experiences and help make them less distressing. Some people also find …

Facts You May Not Know About Psychiatric Drugs

December 20, 2008 – 12:48 am | 2,124 views
Drugs Use

• Higher doses and longer term use of psychiatric drugs often mean brain changes

Two Psychiatric Drugs on FDA Watch List

September 15, 2008 – 8:20 pm | 730 views
Psychiatric Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today released a list of 20 drugs that are on its adverse effect “watch list” — drugs that have potential new serious risks or had new safety information …