Taking Antidepressants: Your Comprehensive Guide to Starting, Staying On, and Safely Quitting

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Sunrise River Press, Jul 19, 2010 - Self-Help - 304 pages
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Triple board-certified psychiatrist Dr. Michael Banov walks the reader through a personalized process to help them make the right choice about starting antidepressants, staying on antidepressants, and stopping antidepressants.
He includes specific guidelines on how to safely reduce and ultimately stop taking antidepressants, if it is appropriate to do so.
 

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User Review  - jerome108 - Borders

Really enjoyed this book. I've been on antidepressants for and am trying to figure out how to come off them. This book gives some great ideas and alot of information I can talk with my doctor about ... Read full review

Contents

Dedication
6
Introduction
7
Starting Antidepressants
9
Staying on Antidepressants
121
Stopping Antidepressants
209
Two Years Later
263
Antidepressants for Children and Adolescents
265
Appendixes
274
Abbreviations
290
Glossary
291
Resources
295
Index
300
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Michael D Banov: Michael Banov, MD is a triple board-certified adult, adolescent, and addiction psychiatrist and is the medical director of Northwest Behavioral Medicine and Northwest Behavioral Research Center in Atlanta, GA. He has conducted more than 100 clinical research studies with new and existing compounds in the management of acute and chronic psychiatric conditions. He also sees patients on a daily basis, giving him a unique perspective on integrating research findings into real-world practice.

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