Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: Depakote

Valproate Linked to Decreased Brain Volume in Children Diagnosed with Bipolar...

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Researchers find that valproate decreases brain volume in a region associated with emotion processing across all participants.

Anticonvulsant Implicated in Birth Defects in up to 4,100 Children, French...

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Between 2,150 and 4,100 children suffered from severe malformations connected to valproate prescription.

Off Psychiatric Drugs After Fourteen Years

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I have hopes for the field of psychiatry. I hope the field will redeem itself, and redeem its practitioners, because they do have clinical skill and the opportunity to learn more and grow. Many of them, I believe, were just taught bad science, influenced and infiltrated by Big Pharma.

Daughter of a Psychiatrist

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Here I was, 15 years old and already in a long-term treatment facility. I was, on paper: crazy! This entire time, all the adults in my life had been speaking for me. I never felt like I was any of the things they said, but I went along with it. What else could I have done? Every time I rebelled, it only confirmed to my mother what she thought of me.