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Patient discussion about psychiatric

Q. How about Psychiatric Drugs for bipolar? One of my friend is suffering from bipolar. Will Psychiatric medications help him to come out of this affect?

A. from what i read- there are certain medication that can help. if the first one doesn't - there is a second and third line of medication. from a personal experience (not mine, a friend of the family) it can even save your friend's life..

Q. Do psychiatric meds cause weight gain?

A. Some people gain weight while taking medications and need to pay extra attention to diet and exercise to control their weight.

Q. Diet & exercise do not help since being on several psychiatric meds. Any suggestions?

A. hmmm...some of the psychiatric meds. do tend to change your body weight through affecting hunger regions in your brain, changing your hormon levels and so forth. i started this process too and i went to my Dr. and he changed my treatment to other medication. i sugget you do the same- go talk to your Dr. about changing the meds.

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"The findings suggest clinicians who care for hospitalized dialysis patients should be aware of and prepared to manage psychiatric disorders and associated negative outcomes within these populations," the authors write.
Of the total number of pellet injured persons, 85% had developed psychiatric disorders and were treated at hospitals.
Of the 229 civil monetary penalties levied during the study period, 44 (19%) were related to psychiatric emergencies and the average fine was $85,488, which was significantly higher than the average fine of $32,042 for nonpsycbiatric-related civil monetary penalties (P = .004).
Conclusion: Nail manifestations are common in the psychiatric patients.
The event concluded with a panel discussion and a question and answers session during which participants were able to discus specific recommendations to address their patients' needs for comprehensive psychiatric and medical care in the non-psychiatric setting.
Children may get involved in delinquent behaviours such as theft as part of psychiatric disorders like Kleptomania.
Women were more likely to report taking a psychiatric drug than men.
Whites were twice as likely to take psychiatric prescription drugs compared to African-Americans and Hispanics.
Result: Out of 2511 people 1887 (75.1%) had GHQ score more than 3 showing some psychiatric morbidity.
The staff nurse panel was facilitated by Jill Martin RN, BA, PMH-BC , Assistant Nurse Manager of the Adult Psychiatric Unit at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Albuquerque.
In 1957, Dort worked at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in the area of psychiatric nursing education and training.

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