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  • Pregnant women who suffer from both post traumatic stress ...
    Women with PTSD and major depressive disorder are at a higher risk for preterm b
    Women with both are at a 4-fold increased risk of preterm birthPost traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs in about 8% of pregnant women. Stressful conditions, including PTSD are inconsistently linked to preterm birth. Psychotropic treatment has...
  • Xanax is not an antidepressant
    Xanax is not an antidepressant
    “Of the more than 250 million prescriptions written for psychiatric drugs in 2009 in this country, Xanax is by far the most popular. Nearly 50 million prescriptions were written for this benzodiazepine or its generic form last year. Runners...
  • Xanax "highly addictive"
    Drugs That Make Anxiety Worse
    Widespread long-term use of benzodiazepines for anxiety remains a reality, despite guidelines that recommend against the practice, according to aClinical Psychiatry News report on the recent conference of the Anxiety Disorders Association of...
  • Benzos
    Benzodiazepines
    “Benzos are the greatest things since Post Toasties. They work well. They’re very cheap and their effectiveness on anxiety is profound.” ―Dr. Stephen StahlBenzodiazepines are among the most frequently prescribed medications in...
  • Panic disorder
    Medications for treating anxiety disorders
    Anxiety Disorders are the most common type of mental/psychological disorder in the United States. It is estimated that 19 million American adults or 1 in 5 suffer with some type of anxiety disorder. Anxiety is defined as, "the body's...