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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Psychotropic Drugging

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The Untold Story Of Psychotropic Drugging

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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 …

Reducing Drug Dosage Safely

August 21, 2016 – 8:33 pm | 81 views
Reducing Drug Dosage Safely

Reducing Drug Dosage Safely
The following are general considerations, and no single pattern fits everyone:

Usually it is best to go slow and taper gradually. Though some people are able to successfully go off quickly or all …

Why do people have withdrawal problems?

August 21, 2016 – 11:36 am | 61 views
withdrawal problems

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 …

Number of Children & Adolescents Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the U.S.

August 19, 2016 – 5:42 pm | 114 views
Number of Children & Adolescents Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the US

Number of Children & Adolescents Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the U.S.
The following information is the most accurate and documented data available on psychiatric drug usage in the United States. The information is from IMS Health, …

Mental Health Risks

August 19, 2016 – 10:15 am | 51 views
Mental Health Risks

Mental Health Risks
Mental health risks are some of the least understood aspects of psychiatric medications, and can make drug decisions and the withdrawal process very complicated. Here are some things that your doctor may not …