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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Anti-anxiety drugs are used mainly for …

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ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS

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ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS
What makes an antipsychotic drug atypical?
Atypical drugs are associated with low extrapyramidal side effects (EPS) and are beneficial for improving the negative symptoms associated with schizophrenia.
All antipsychotic drugs improve the positive symptoms of schizophrenia …

Why do people have withdrawal problems?

August 21, 2016 – 11:36 am | 57 views
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Why do people have withdrawal problems?
Most psychiatric drugs work on body chemicals called neurotransmitters, which carry messages between nerves, or between nerves and muscles, glands or other organs. They cross the gap (the synapse) between …

Antipsychotic Drugs

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Antipsychotic Drugs

Antipsychotic drugs are a group of medicines used to treat conditions such as schizophrenia,..