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More on misuse of antipsychotics

    The Washington Post report found that government attempts to ban to indiscriminate use of antipsychotics for elderly dementia patients had resulted in their use being replaced by anticonvulsant medications that could be used for the treatment of epilepsy.

    Akathisia – side effects of psychiatric drugs

      An image of a person suffering from akatisia

      “It may be less of a question of patients experiencing fluoxetine-induced suicidal ideation than patients feeling that ‘death is a welcome result’ when the acutely discomforting symptoms of akathisia are experienced on top of already distressing…