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Bullying: Emotional and Physical Abuse

Bullying is when a person or group repeatedly tries to harm someone who is weaker or who they think is weaker. Sometimes it involves direct attacks such as hitting, name calling, teasing or taunting. Sometimes it is indirect, such as spreading rumors or trying to make others reject someone. Recently, bullying has even been reported in online chat rooms and through e-mail.

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Depression and Bipolar disorder in children often are misdiagnosed and misunderstood. Bipolar can be confused with the more common attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). If this room and news articles help just one child it was well worth posting it.
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Mental illness and stigma: Coping with the ridicule

Archaic stereotypes and discrimination are painful reminders that mental illnesses are still stigmatized.
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There are many theories and styles of psychotherapy, but the two most popular forms are psychodynamic therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy.

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Bipolar disorder, also known as bipolar affective disorder, is a mental disorder characterized by periods of elevated mood and periods of depression.

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Introduction: Medications A to Z

Medications that are used to treat the symptoms of mental disorders

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Abilify®

Generic Name: Aripiprazole

Brand Name: Abilify

Abilify® (aripiprazole) is an antipsychotic used to treat the mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia as well as in combination with other medications for depression such as mood swings.

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Celexa® (Citalopram) / Lexapro®/Cipralex® (escitalopram)

Celexa® is also marketed as Cipramil®, Apertia®, Cipram®, Elopram®, Lexapro®,also marketed as Cipralex®
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Cymbalta® - Cymbalta ® (duloxetine HCl)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Cymbalta ® (duloxetine HCl; pronounced SIM-BALL-TA), a safe and effective treatment for major depressive disorder.

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Effexor® (Venlafaxine) / Pristiq® (desvenlafaxine)

Effexor®, Effexor XR®, & Pristiq® (desvenlafaxine), are used in OCD, Depression, Hot Flashes & Fibromyalgia -Discuss your questions and concerns here.

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Latuda®

WHAT IS LATUDA?
An effective treatment option for bipolar depression. Discuss.

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Paxil® - (also marketed as : Seroxat, Deroxat, Paroxetine & Pexeva)

Discuss your problems, questions, concerns and successes with one of the most popular SSRI's on the market today.
Information about dosage, side effects, and drug interactions.

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Prozac® (also marketed as Sarafem® and Fluoxetine)

Discussion for people currently taking Prozac, Sarafem or Fluoxtine or considering taking Prozac, Sarafem or Fluoxtine - we talk about benefits, side effects - EVERYTHING! Ask your questions, express your concerns, share your comments.

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Remeron® - (Mirtazapine, Zispin)

BY request - A separate areas to discuss your questions, concerns and experiences with this newer NASSA medication.

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Viibryd®

Generic Name: vilazodone (vil AZ oh done)

Brand Name: Viibryd® , Viibryd Starter
What is Viibryd? Viibryd (vilazodone) is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Viibryd is used to treat major depressive disorder (MDD).
Viibryd may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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Wellbutrin® - (also marketed as Zyban® & Bupropion)

Wellbutrin SR®, Wellbutrin XL®
A forum to address your questions, concerns and issues with this popular medication.
Includes clinical and consumer information including indications and dosage, side effects and drug interactions, and contraindications.

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Zoloft®, Lustral® - (Sertraline)

Used in the treatment of depression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Other Depression and Anxiety Medications

This is a Forum to discuss medications that do not have its OWN distinct area above.
Please, DO NOT post any drug having its own forum discussion area.

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Depression and Meds News

We may not have all the answers, but we'll give you the latest news on Depression and Meds.

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Posting, Asking and Sharing

How our medications effect us individually. Your questions answered..Our support given.

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MENTAL HEALTH DISABILITY BENEFITS-US/UK/CA--MENTAL HEALTH INSURANCE, PARITY, ETC.

Resources on MH Insurance, as well as Health insurance discrimination.

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Mental Health and Depressive Disorder Internet Links

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One Step At A Time

What has been working for you? This is the place to come to share the positive actions you are taking towards recovery.

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