Where Black Box Warnings Go Wrong for Bipolar Disorder

Where Black Box Warnings Go Wrong for Bipolar Disorder

Lately, the media has given a lot of attention to “Black Box Warnings” for increased risk of suicide for patients under 18 years of age to mid-20s who are prescribed psychotropic medications. For every highly publicized individual instance of a radically adverse response to medication, there are thousands of patients who have benefitted from treatment and demonstrated no comparable reaction. There are also other factors that...

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Non-addictive medications help relieve depression, other symptoms

Non-addictive medications help relieve depression, other symptoms

From Dr. Paul Corona’s book, Healing the Mind and Body, Volume 3 We’re so fortunate to live in a time when many excellent medications are widely available to relieve depression and other symptoms. In one generation, the treatment of anxiety and depression has moved from symptomatic medications and narcotics – that did little more than dull the emotional pain of patients, cloud their minds and set them on a path to addition...

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Understanding the real symptoms of bipolar disorder

Understanding the real symptoms of bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is much more common than the healthcare community has realized. Bipolar disorder is grossly misunderstood and misdiagnosed. When you read in the paper or hear in the news that someone, who has been known as a fairly normal person, suddenly – and without reason – went off the deep end and committed some bizarre act of crime, committed suicide or did some other irrational act, Bipolar I is generally at the root of...

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