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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Selected Facts about Mental Health in the United States

September 4, 2016 – 1:47 pm | 96 views
Facts about Mental Health in the United States

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 …

Drugs Used to Stabilise Moods

August 25, 2016 – 12:33 pm | 75 views
Stabilise Moods

Drugs Used to Stabilise Moods
Introduction
Mood stabilisers are used primarily to reduce the severity of mood swings in bipolar disorders, depression and other mood disorders. Besides Lithium, the other mood stabilisers can be used to control …

Mental Disorders

December 16, 2010 – 3:54 pm | 649 views

List of Psychiatric Disorders
1- Anxiety disorders

Panic disorder
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Social phobia
Phobias
Specific phobias
Generalized anxiety disorder
Separation anxiety disorder
Acute stress disorder
Anxiety disorder due to medical condition
Substance-induced anxiety disorder
Anxiety disorder NOS

2- Depressive disorders

Depression
Major depressive episode
Major depressive disorder
Dysthymia – chronic …

Antipsychotics

December 9, 2010 – 6:51 pm | 492 views
Antipsychotics

Antipsychotics

What are antipsychotics used for?
Antipsychotics are usually used to help treat people with schizophrenia and similar conditions such as psychosis. They are also used to treat other problems such as mania, hypomania and …