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Some studies say Psychotropic drugs kill 2.5 times more people than homicides.
Hair loss (alopecia), decreased libido or sex drive, and bloody stools have also been reported.
While ADHD medication is being over prescribed to children. That's the only valid criticism of the pharmaceutical industry I've seen, and I know a lot about the field of psychotropic meds. I see no evidence it's a grand conspiracy.
There are a lot of Americans with true mental disorders, and I mean A LOT.
Have you talked to Americans lately? Most are #ed in the head big time, and they're like that BEFORE meds.
one day working with a Student - I can't recall exactly what prompted me to ask whether he had taken his 'medication' but I recall very clearly his response. He told me he didn't like taking it because it made him feel sleepy. I responded by supporting his decision as he was utilising his cognition to make a choice about his body.
I did not bother filling the last one out and the nurse handed it back, asking me to complete it "..for your file!"
psychiatry medicalising normal human reactions and even more sick of them medicalising criminal behaviour. I'm sick of them prescribing fatal medications for non-lethal conditions and what I think of them drugging children's developing brains ATS will not allow me to post.