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When Stopping Psychiatric Medication, Doctor Support Often Lacking

Around half of people on psychiatric medications for the long term who decide to stop taking at least one of them are successful, though they say their doctor could have provided more support to deal with withdrawal symptoms, according to a new study. Researchers asked 250 long-term users (9 months…

Nasty Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications

By Elaina J. Martin If you ever want to gain 20 or 30 pounds, might I suggest getting on some mood-stabilizers with a side of anti-depressants? Antipsychotics will work, too. Maybe an anticonvulsant? Just swallow them down with the pizza and the chips and the cereal and the mashed potatoes…

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