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A 34-year-old member asked:

Which antidepressants, antianxiety, antipsychotics are the most effective and safest?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Depends: This is a complicated question that your own psychiatrist (who knows you and your situation) is best able to answer. All these medicines have fairly predictable effects, but different people have different needs & tolerances -- which in turn affect selection of the most helpful medicines for a given person. Safety also depends on other medicines taken, and other existing clinical conditions.
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