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  1. icecreamcake

    Withdrawal symptoms? Cold turkey?

    First of all, what is the difference between those two? Are they one and the same? Secondly, let my try to lay down my situation as calmly as possible (even if right now I’m in the midst of a potential panic attack that I am suppressing)... To go straight to the point, I stopped taking my meds...
  2. J


    It saw psychosis, schizo-affective, bipolair and schizophrenia appear on paper. It is favored, it understands the intention, but it is not true. It is well-intended, blessed but needlessly painful that this is made up for not yet feeling emotions, observing thoughts and opening the mind. These...
  3. C

    Managing Anxiety after 15 Years of Medication

    I was diagnosed with General Anxiety Disorder when I was very young (about 11), and was put on 30mg of Paxil. I am now 26 (female) and have FINALLY managed to come off after taking 10mg for about 7 years. My reasons for coming off are: having trouble sexually, romantically and with general...
  4. A

    Feels like I'm Withdrawing but I'm not (SSRI)

    I have the common symptoms of withdrawal from sertraline - Brain zaps, constant sickness, and agitation. But my dose hasn't changed, I've been on it for 3 years nearly. Does anyone know why?
  5. F

    Antidepressant withdrawal syndromes: time to grasp the nettle?

    As a young elf, I studied ‘medicinal chemistry’; in these courses I learnt about the physiological responses and withdrawal effects produced by many toxic compounds such as alcohol. As a slightly older elf, at medical school, I learnt about the dangerous reality and possible life-threatening...