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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Social Phobia
 
Social Phobia
 

Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
 

Specific Phobias
 
Specific Phobias
 

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

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Antidepressants

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Antipsychotics

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Anti-Epileptic Drugs

Anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) are the main form of treatment for people with epilepsy. There are around 26 AEDs used to treat seizures.

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Anti-Epileptic Medication Guide

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Anti-Epileptic Medication Guide
 
Anti-Epileptic Medication Guide; Generic – Brand Name, Common Uses and Possible Side Effects of Anti-Epileptic Drugs
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Antianxiety Drugs

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Antianxiety Drugs
 Benzodiazepines (BD) – the most effective antianxiety drugs
Antidepressants
–Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
–Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs)
–Heterocyclics

Mixed norepinephrine/serotonin reuptake inhibitors
Mixed-action drugs

–Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

Buspirone
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Clonidine
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Antiepileptic drugs
Alcohol

Benzodiazepines (BD)
Mechanism of action:

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Selected Facts about Mental Health in the United States

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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 …

PSYCHOSTIMULANTS BRAND NAMES (GENERIC NAMES) AND SIDE EFFECTS

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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 …