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A 46-year-old female asked:

Diagnosed with ptsd, major depression, (6 yrs ago)on many meds, will i ever be able to stop taking these meds, or stop counseling -i feel good now?

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Stopping treatment?: It's great that you're feeling better from your depression and PTSD! You mention taking multiple meds and participating in counseling. Are you feeling better *because* of your treatment?Considering stopping any of your medications or counseling is a serious medical decision, and should be undertaken with the collaboration and supervision of your treating doc to avoid negative health consequences.
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