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Posts Tagged ‘psychotropic medications’

By On April 9th, 2013

Weight Loss Program For Mental Illness Sufferers

Individuals with serious mental illness often experience weight gain in addition to other symptoms. This can be attributed to a poor diet and inability or lack of motivation to exercise. Also, many pychotropic medications list weight gain as a main side effect. Clinical Psychiatry News has encouraging news on this front, however. Doctors recently found…

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By On December 12th, 2012

Who is Qualified to Prescribe Psychotropic Medication?

There’s quite the debate raging in New Jersey. On one side, psychologists who believe the needs of those suffering from mental illness are not and cannot be met under the current laws and practices. On the other, psychiatrists who fear for their patients safety and well-being. To clarify, a bill in the New Jersey Legislature‚Ķ

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