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Bippity, Boppity, Boo: Careful they might medicate you. Some people don't realise pills aren't potions. They use them to fix everything or at least try to. As in with any fairy tale, they use magic to try to escape their problems without wanting to take other options into consideration. This can be applied to us humans because we would rather medicate anyone with a disorder than actually get them other types of help. However we do not realise most only have effect while they are taking them and we don't think of what is happening while it temporarily normalises us. We don't take that into consideration that, all magic comes with a price. People with neurochemical disorders should not have to take so much medication with other treatments available. Science has gotten so far to create alternative methods of treating neurochemical disorders, such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, that medication isn't needed. In the ‘Treatments & Services’ article it is stated that, “Studies have shown that CBT actually changes brain activity in people with mental illnesses who receive …show more content…

This can be shown through the many advertisements on TV for medication that is made for these disorders, however what these advertisements don't focus on is the after effects. Many do say them towards the end in a lower undetectable tone, so you do not adhere to their warning. A study in the Archives of General Psychiatry, they examined the relationship between long-term antipsychotic treatment and brain volume in first-episode schizophrenia patients, they found that found that gray matter volumes of all brain regions except for the cerebellum decreased over time. This is important because gray matter is the darker tissue of the brain and spinal cord, consisting mainly of nerve cell bodies and branching dendrites. This study may open the doors to studies how other drugs affect your brain like

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