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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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COMMON PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS AND THEIR EFFECTS

January 19, 2009 – 2:42 pm | 5,341 views

A White Paper by Citizens Commission on Human Rights
DRUG USAGE STATISTICS
Thomas Moore, author of Prescriptions for Disaster said that the current use of drugs like Ritalin is
taking “appalling risks” with a generation of kids. The …

Facts You May Not Know About Psychiatric Drugs

December 20, 2008 – 12:48 am | 2,231 views

• Higher doses and longer term use of psychiatric drugs often mean brain changes

Psychiatric Drugs

September 16, 2008 – 8:42 am | 3,267 views

Categories of Psychiatric Medications
Psychotropic medications fall into a few large categories. This is how the mental health professionals group them.
* (Generic names are in brackets)
Antidepressants
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, SSRI
Celexa (citalopram*)
Luvox (fluvoxamine)
Paxil (paroxetine)
Prozac (fluoxetine)
Zoloft (sertraline)
Tricyclics
Anafranil (clomipramine)
Elavil …