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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Yes: Though uncommon when stable, it can occur while on meds it can be random or due to stress.It occurs in formal thought disorders(schizophrenia) and psy... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Which came first?: Eating and gaining weight or eating with binging & purging can lead to serious depression. Serious depression may make one a couch potato and eat all ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 56 years experience
No: But there is plenty of help. Ocd like many other disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, arthritis and mood disorders can be treated successfully, b... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Too much on the mind: With a lot on your mind it's no wonder your head weighs so much. Cramming everything into it certainly confuses things. Unload some of that weight by ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Possibly: Basic medication 101 says that there is only one way to know for sure how a person will respond to medication - take it. Clinical judgement can be qui... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Yes if that's cause: Generally the main side effects of medication such as Geodon (ziprasidone) on muscles is more commonly disorders of muscle contraction, stiffness and ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Deterioration: Brief psychoses are just that - brief. Psychotic episodes in schizophrenia cause deterioration mentally and lead to diminished functioning over time.T... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Yes: Zoloft is serotonergic in nature. Effexor (venlafaxine) in low doses is also. At higher doses effexor's noradrenergic. Zoloft has fewer significant si... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Yes: But not unreasonable under certain circumstances. I would consider 40 mg a seriously large dose. That would be roughly equivalent to 80 mg of Prozac a... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Slowly and with care: Of the prescribing professional or other physician. Serious withdrawal symptoms can occur with too rapid withdrawal or withdrawal without medication c... Read More
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