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Your Brain on Psych Meds? Part II

This is Part II of a series about how drugs for mental illness affect my brain. For Part I, click here.

Throughout my struggle with mental illness and my experimentation with medication, I’ve noticed that it’s very difficult to find detailed information about how different drugs affect different people. 670 more words

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Quick Side Effects Q

So I ve been on 75mg of Zoloft for several months now (no more than 6) and I didn t take my dose this morning (chemists were closed and I ran out, silly me). 72 more words

Dr. John M. Grohol: Low Serotonin Levels Don’t Cause Depression

Excerpt and links posted by Andy Alt

Low Serotonin Levels Don’t Cause Depression
By John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

September 13, 2014

One of the leading myths that unfortunately still circulates about clinical…

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Today I woke up feeling GOOD.

Dare I say, better than good. I woke up feeling tolerant, joyous, rested, brave.. all for the first time in a very long time.

See, I recently learned I have some postpartum issues, some of them quite possibly left over from my first child almost seven years ago (that’s a whole other post). 433 more words


The thoughts I'm fighting

Hey Zofties,

So I’m having a “trapped in my head” moment. Today, Darell emailed me a video and it grossed me out completely. So much to the point that my co-worker Daisy had comfort me after watching it. 277 more words

My thank you note to Zoloft, and some constructive criticism, by An Honest Mom

Dear Zoloft,

I wasn’t sad to see you go, but saying goodbye last week stirred up some feelings for me.

I know it won’t come as any surprise that I have a love-hate relationship with you. 787 more words


The Case for Sertraline

I’ve come to the conclusion that going off my head with the doctor is only going to hinder my cause and damage my appeal for a return to 150 mg of Sertraline. 105 more words