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CrazyMeds – Finding Treatment that Suck Less

CrazyMeds – Finding the Treatment Options that Suck Less. Welcome to Crazymeds At Crazymeds we make psychiatric and neurological conditions (AKA brain cooties) our bitches with evidence-based medicine and a healthy dose of gallows humor. We try to explain more about psychiatric and neurological medications than the WebMD family and any other site that offers … Read more

Moods-Hypomanic

hypomanic

Hypomanic An abnormality of mood resembling mania. but of lesser intensity. A distinct period of persistently elevated, expansive or irritable mood, lasting throughout 4 days, but is not severe enough to cause marked impairment in social or occupational functioning. Three or more symptoms present to a significant degree: Inflated self-esteem or grandiosity Decreased need for … Read more

Moods-Manic

manic

Mental or physic hyperactivity, disorganization of activity and elevation of mood. Manic episodes typically begin suddenly, with rapid escalation of symptoms over a few days. A distinctive period of abnormally and persistently elevated, or irritable mood, lasting at least 1 week. The disturbance causes marked impairment with occupation, social activities or relationships. Three or more … Read more

Researchers study new ways to treat suicide risk, Ketamine

ketamine

June 21, 2016 In an effort to find new ways of directly targeting suicidal thoughts and behaviors in at-risk individuals, researchers are looking to medications such as ketamine and clozapine. In addition, they are working to adjust some existing psychological treatments and develop new ones. In an effort to find new ways of directly targeting … Read more

When will you STOP saying I’m FINE?

Fucked up, insecure, neurotic, emotional

When I Stopped Saying ‘I’m Fine’ I stopped saying, “I’m fine.” When you struggle with a mental illness, whatever kind, there’s a feeling of shame that often accompanies it. There have been many early mornings where I found myself standing in the shower wondering why I couldn’t seem to function the way other people do…. … Read more

MDD Study in Tucson

MDD Study in Tucson

Study is on TRINTELIX (vortioxetine) vs Placebo. Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder was in-licensed from Lundbeck of Denmark. TRINTELIX (vortioxetine) has a different mechanism from existing treatments, and is therefore expected to contribute to the treatment of depression for many patients. Looking for Major depression patients, who swing back and forth from major to minor depression, … Read more