Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Manic-Depression and Robin Williams

8/13/14. Nassir Ghaemi, psychiatrist and expert on mood disorders, talks about Robin Williams and manic-depressive illness.

Of note, antidepressants often make this disorder worse.

Many people with this diagnosis are not taking gold standard medication for effective treatment:  lithium --- a medication proven to reduce suicides.


http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/mood-swings/201408/not-depression-manic-depression-and-robin-williams
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