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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
 

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

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Antidepressants

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Pregnancy and Medicines

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Pregnancy and Medicines

Pregnancy and Medicines
Q: Is it safe to use medicine while I am pregnant?
A: There is no clear-cut answer to this question. Before you start or stop any medicine, it is always best to speak with …

How to Read Drug Labels

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How to Read Drug Labels
 

Total Number of People Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the United States

August 19, 2016 – 9:54 pm | 106 views
Number of People Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the United States

Total Number of People Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the United States
The following information is the most accurate and documented data available on psychiatric drug usage. The information is from IMS Health, a company that provides …

Antipsychotic Drugs

September 14, 2008 – 7:07 am | 737 views
Antipsychotic Drugs

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

Antidepressant Drugs

September 14, 2008 – 6:51 am | 602 views
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Definition
Antidepressant drugs are medicines that relieve symptoms of depressive disorders.
Purpose
Depressive disorders may either be unipolar (depression alone) or bipolar (depression alternating with periods of extreme excitation). The formal diagnosis requires a cluster of symptoms, lasting …