Blog Posts - Depressants



Revised Drug Wheel

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by Addiction Inbox on May 27, 2016

Brain Training instead of Prozac

This Forbes 2014 article, Brain Training And The End Of The Prozac Generation, has some interesting things to say, including the summary of current U.S. mental health pharmaceutical use that is the first paragraph: More than 20% of Americans regula...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Feb 16, 2015

Holidays & Writer’s Depression

It’s commonly believed that all writers get regularly depressed… Common beliefs can often be wrong… Many writers can get periodically depressed—God forbid some doctor should prescribe anti-depressants—unless absolutely c...
by Notes from An Alien on Nov 17, 2014

Neurofeedback for Depression and More

In less than 20 years, between the early 90s and the late 2000s, U.S. consumption of anti-depressants quadrupled. Scientific American published an article about this in October of 2014 titled The Rise of All-Purpose Antidepressants. The point they w...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Nov 17, 2014

Anti-Depressant Risks in Pregnancy

A 2012 article in The Boston Globe titled Antidepressant risks in pregnancy cloud treatment plans does a great job of discussing this difficult issue. Anti-depressant risks in pregnancy – some clients come for neurofeedback because of this con...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Nov 10, 2014

Blip?

I don’t know what you want to call it.. stupidity? A moment of madness? Whatever it is, I wish I hadn’t done it.What am I talking about? I stopped taking my anti depressants because I thought that I was doing … Continue reading U...
by daftmamma on Jul 16, 2014

Research: You will probably be amazed to find out the number of Greeks who suffer from depression

Research: You will probably be amazed to find out the number of Greeks who suffer from depression     According to a new scientific research which gives public attention to the fact that depression – being the second most important ca...

Research: You will probably be amazed to find out the number of Greeks who suffer from depression

Research: You will probably be amazed to find out the number of Greeks who suffer from depression     According to a new scientific research which gives public attention to the fact that depression – being the second most important ca...

Lightening Up

In my last post, I wrote about the darkness that filled my life. I was overwhelmed by some changes that were happening in my life (new job, for one) and in great fear about the future. It was a perfect storm of events and circumstances that made my l...
by I've Been There, Claire! on Jun 9, 2014

Best Description of Depression

“The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and it was vitality that seemed to seep away from me in that moment.” Andrew Solomon says this about depression in his TEDx talk that eloquently and accurately describes the expe...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Mar 24, 2014

A Glut of Anti-Depressants?

New York Times writer Roni Caryn Rabin wrote a thought provoking article recently titled, “A Glut of Anti-Depressants.  Two alarming statistics she cites: One in ten Americans now takes anti-depressants. For women in their 40s and 50s, this ri...
by New York Neurofeedback Blog on Sep 30, 2013

The Existential Crisis of the Immigrant Child

A couple of years ago, when I was in my third year of uni, I was crippled by anxiety and depression. I was terrified of everything, even descending the stairs to leave my flat. I actually sat crying at the top of them, shaking and gasping and clingin...
by POMS AWAY! on Aug 5, 2013

The True Dangers Of Methadone and its Consequences with Drug Rehab

Dangers of Methadone and Drug Rehab Methadone is commonly referred to as the “drug solution for the drug problem” or a type of out-patient drug rehab. Methadone is an FDA approved drug that is commonly used to help detox patience with opi...
by Addicts Helping Addicts Blog on Jul 30, 2013

The kind of landlord I am

1. Responsible for the weather My building manager called to say one of the tenants wanted a discount for the days it was hot outside. Why? Because it was also hot inside. Their electricity is fine.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Confessions of the Professions on Jul 21, 2013

Depression Medication

Depression Medication When discussing anti-depression medication, it is important to keep in mind that depression drugs do not cure depression. They make the symptoms more manageable. These drugs may give a person the impetus he or she needs to begin...
by Clinical Depression Treatment on Mar 12, 2013

Pandora’s Box of Self Fulfilling Prophecy, or Do Negative Thoughts Begin Elsewhere?

Terrible Thoughts - Do you find yourself thinking about terrible things happening to you or to people around you? Events that people often think about are car crashes, tragedy, murders, and catastrophe. Many of these events will involve people they l...
by MindToMind on Dec 27, 2012

Psychologists, psychiatry, lies, deception… Talk talk talk…

A study in the Lancet says that Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can reduce symptoms of depression in people who fail …Continue reading »...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Dec 7, 2012

Augmentor Drugs

Augmentor Drugs Concept of Augmentation:  Any antidepressants that doesn’t show at least 50% improvement of symptoms after administrating adequate dose of anti depressant for adequate duration, it is said to be partial responsive (<50%) or non...

Prescription Opiates

Brief Overview: Opioids are the most commonly misused, abused and illegally sold of all the prescription drug categories.  Opioids are prescribed in a medical setting to alleviate moderate to severe physical pain.  These drugs are vital to our soci...
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Oct 26, 2012

Methadone Withdrawal — Real Help

Methadone withdrawal can be heaven or hell. The choice is your's. Staying on methadone seems like the only answer when the withdrawal symptoms and actual effects of methadone start turning up. How does one withdraw safely from methadone?
by Addicts Helping Addicts on Jul 26, 2012


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