Friday, 27 April 2012

Effexor Withdrawal (Venlafaxine Withdrawal)

The severe discontinuation syndrome experienced by individuals who choose to stop taking the anti-depressant Effexor (venlafaxine) has only recently been recognised. These Effexor withdrawal effects are severe enough that an effexor lawsuit is currently in progress. Please check out the article below for more symptoms and advice in relation to Effexor (and Effexor xr) withdrawal symptoms. I've also described my own personal journey of weaning off Effexor.

Effexor Withdrawal

Thursday, 26 April 2012

Top 10 Books on Depression

This is a great list of books for individuals coping with depression. Each of the books has a slightly different approach to help in the fight against depression so you should easily find a book that suits your own recovery.

Top 10 Books on Depression

Intrusive Thoughts and Intrusive Images

Intrusive thoughts and intrusive images are common in many psychological disorders (OCD, PTSD, depression, anxiety) and managing them can be a challenge for anyone facing mental health difficulties. Check out this great article on the nature and treatment of intrusive thoughts and intrusive images:

Article about Intrusive Thoughts and Images

Do you know when you should go to a Hospital Emergency Room?

A recent trip to the emergency department in my local hospital prompted me to write a brief article about the signs and symptoms that warrant urgent treatment in an emergency department ward.

Click here to visit the article