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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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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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What are Psychoactive Drugs?

August 28, 2016 – 3:09 pm | 873 views

Why do people have withdrawal problems?

August 21, 2016 – 11:36 am | 150 views

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 …


December 14, 2010 – 5:04 pm | 29,784 views

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The Myth of Biological Depression

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The Myth of Biological DepressionUnhappiness or “depression” alleged to be the result of biological abnormality is called “biological” or “endogenous” or “clinical” depression. In her book The Broken Brain: The Biological Revolution in Psychiatry, …


November 21, 2010 – 2:02 pm | 871 views

What is Lexapro?
Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)
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What medications are used to treat depression?

November 20, 2010 – 12:49 pm | 258 views

What medications are used to treat depression?
Depression is commonly treated with antidepressant medications. Antidepressants work to balance some of the natural chemicals in our brains. These chemicals are called neurotransmitters, and they affect our mood …