The Thought Of Medication Is Really Necessary?

756 WordsFeb 6, 20164 Pages
The thought of medication is really necessary? What do I have to say when my client says I do not like medication? It makes me feel funny? I feel better when I don’t take that dumb medication. Marijuana does the same thing as my medication it just chili me out. My friends call me crazy when they heard I took medication. Over the years I have problems heard some one discuss that with me all most everyday about take medication. In the beginning I thought this is a personal choice. The more I educated myself and got to the client and establish a rapport with her/him. I found out something about medication so I going to give you some facts about this. Prescription medications have been developed and tested for all of the Axis I psychiatric disorders. Effective medication options exist for the treatment of most of the major disorders, including mood disorders such as major depression and bipolar disorder; anxiety disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder; and schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders (Halzeden, 2016). Placebo-controlled trials have demonstrated that medications for mental health disorders reduce or eliminate symptoms. For example, antidepressant medications such as the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) consistently reduce symptoms of depression by 30 percent to 60 percent overall and lead to complete remission in a significant proportion of patients. Effective
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