Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: antipsychotics and antidepressants

David Healy – Polluting Our Internal Environments: The Perils of Polypharmacy

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On the MIA Podcast, Dr David Healy discusses World Tapering Day, antidepressant treatment and sensory neuropathy and the difficulties that can be encountered when trying to deprescribe.

Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal in Spain

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My study, in which I slowly withdrew people from prescribed antipsychotics and antidepressants, found that it is possible to decrease both spending on psychiatric drugs and patients' chronic exposure to them. In general, the drug-reduction process was well-tolerated and well-accepted among those treated.

Antidepressants Not a ‘One Size Fits All’ Solution, Researchers Find

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The largest ever study of the thoughts and reactions of antidepressant users reveals that many people have vastly different understandings and experiences of the...