I believe there's no harm in giving meds a try—it worked for me. Just be aware that they can only do so much. The rest of the journey requires some navigation and self-direction.
Young women’s narratives indicate ways antidepressants have shaped their sense of self.
Qualitative study examines patterns in teacher attitudes and knowledge related to medication of students for ADHD-type behaviors.
From The Guardian: "Rather than address the root cause of these conditions through lifestyle changes, we prioritise drugs that give – at best –...
Study uncovers teachers’ attitudes surrounding ADHD medication use and examines the influence of race and social class on teacher beliefs.
The paradox of relieving chronic pain with an antidepressant (and a new set of symptoms).
Researchers find that support and self-care were helpful for users during discontinuation, but that mental health professionals were not very helpful.
Study examines racial and ethnic disparities in the quality of care for Medicaid-enrolled children starting ADHD medication.
Researchers find that patients are prescribed more pills than necessary after common surgical procedures
The United States desperately needs good programs to help people withdraw from neuroleptic drugs. From all I have seen and heard, there aren’t any - none at least that can reputably claim to get good results on a fairly consistent basis. Again and again I find myself challenged to envision such a program, and in reply to the challenge I have broken down this hypothetical program into various components.