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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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The Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome

Stopping Antidepressants – The Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome
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An antidepressant is a psychiatric medication used to alleviate mood disorders, such as major depression and dysthymia and anxiety disorders such as social anxiety disorder. According to Gelder, Mayou &*Geddes (2005) people with a depressive …

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Quick Reference To Psychotropic Medications
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