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What are antidepressants?

March 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Addiction, Antidepressants, Mental Health

What are antidepressants? Anti-depressants are drugs that were originally made in the 1950’s to treat depression. Despite being called anti-depressants, these drugs are now used to treat a variety of conditions such as anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, chronic pain and more. Anti-depressants work to balance the chemicals in the brain. The neurotransmitters in the brain that […]

Adderall and Psychosis

March 13, 2013 by  
Filed under Adderall, Psychosis

Adderall and Psychosis “Between 2000 and 2005, the FDA identified nearly 1,000 cases of psychosis or mania — particularly hallucinations — linked to drugs like Adderall and in 2007 it directed drug companies to inform patients of adverse psychiatric symptoms.” Adderall is a prescription medication that is most commonly used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity […]