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Medication

Medication, Side Effects, and Talking with Your Psychiatrist

This can be a tough situation. Your psychiatrist has your best interest at heart, but chances are, he will stick you on something without a word about its side effects.

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Antidepressants and Bipolar Disorder

If you have bipolar disorder, you have almost certainly been put on an antidepressant before, but did your doctor ever tell you about the risks associated with bipolar disorder and antidepressants?

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My Meds

What follows is a complete list of every medication and procedure I have ever been on/used.

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Lithium

If you’re bipolar, you’ve probably heard about lithium. Your psychiatrist might have even tried to put you on it if you’re not already. So what is lithium, besides a miracle that is?

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Pill Popping: The Stigma Against Medication

“If people had a better understanding of how mental illnesses work, they could better understand how medications work…”