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If you are a person who is thinking about going to a hospital or a clinic to receive a treatment for anxiety as well as other type of mental disorders, there are two main methods in which a doctor may use. Psycho-therapeutic treatment and pharmacological treatment. As with most other illnesses, it is the doctor who normally makes the decision as to which method of treatment should be used. Sometimes, a combination of both methods may be prescribed. Recently, the pharmacological treatment seems to be increasingly preferred by more and more doctors despite warnings by many studies and reports that psychiatric medications can cause harmful side-effects. This is the reason why I am writing this article. It is to inform you about the risks involved in using pharmacological treatment.
Pharmacological treatment involves the use of prescribed medications to adjust the level of some chemicals inside a patient’s brain. The logic behind this is based on a claim made by pharmaceutical companies that chemical imbalance is the cause of mental illness. However, it may surprise you to learn that there is no convincing evidence to support such a claim at all. As a matter of fact, there is no test available today that doctor or scientist can use to assess the chemical status of a living person’s brain. This is the reason why you will never have to give a blood or any other kind of samples when you go to a clinic or a hospital for the treatment of mental disorder. Amazingly, some doctors are able to determine the level of chemicals inside your brain just by observing and talking to you. Read the rest of this entry »