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THE CHALLENGE TO PAXIL

Michael Yapko, a psychologist in North County and one of the country’s best respected hypnotists, had this to say in his recent newsletter: THE CHALLENGE TO PAXIL:  SAFE AND EFFECTIVE FOR ADOLESCENTS? NOT SO MUCH… In 2001, a major study reported in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry indicated that Paroxetine (most commonly known …

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6 Out of 100 Teens Used a Prescription For a Mental Health Issue Last Month – 9% diagnosed with ADHD!

Approximately 6% of US teens report psychotropic medication use, which is to say drugs for some mental health issue. Using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), investigators led by Bruce Jonas, PhD, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), found that among US noninstitutionalized …

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Marijuana – It’s Not Your Mother’s MaryJane

This November, Californians vote on legalizing marijuana.  Marijuana today is three times stronger than it was 30 years ago, on average.  Some varieties are ten times stronger. The increased potency is from selective breeding and new cultivation techniques (1). —— Younger smokers tend to inhale more deeply than older users. This is associated with increased …

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