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Mad in America: Lasting Damage from Prescribed Drugs

By Joanna Moncrieff, MD Post-SSRI sexual dysfunction “Further evidence of long-lasting changes associated with antidepressants, in this case, comes from the emerging literature on post-SSRI sexual dysfunction. It is well established that SSRIs commonly impair sexual function while they are … Continue reading

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Psychiatric Drugs and Sexual Dysfunction

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Psychotropics and Sexual Dysfunction, by Anthony J. Bella and Rany Shamloul (Published by US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health from the Central European Journal of Urology. 2013; 66(4): 466–471.) “Sexual dysfunction (SD) is common in patients taking antipsychotics, and is … Continue reading

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Sexual development in kids who’ve grown up on psych meds (and how drugs impede normal bonding in everyone)

Originally posted on Everything Matters: Beyond Meds:
I’ve posted some variation of this post more than once now. I felt moved to post it again since I had a conversation with a journalist friend who is thinking about this issue…

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KNOW YOUR DRUGS

Know Your Drugs is a global awareness campaign that was developed by Canadians for Vanessa’s Law in collaboration with RxISK. Vanessa’s Law is named after Vanessa Young, who died on March 19, 2000 when she was 15 years old of … Continue reading

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Post-SSRI Sexual Dysfunction–Trying to Find a Cure ~ By Kevin Blow

“A complete and permanent wipe-out of your ability to make love is among the most debilitating side effects of a drug imaginable. In the case of all these drugs when it happens it affects men and women, young and old, … Continue reading

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Mad in America: Real People, Real Side Effects: Stories of Sexual Dysfunction

By Jhilmil Breckenridge “…..In their desperation to get well, patients, their families, and doctors push drugs, often as a first course of action. In my opinion, drug pushers are not just the sleazy ones we associate with gangster movies. These drug … Continue reading

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Sexual Dysfunction – the Forgotten Taboo 01/14/2005 By RedNova.com, TX

I originally posted this article in February of 2012 but wanted to re-blog it because I think it is one of the most important articles I’ve found.  I believe that many in the mental health field are well aware that … Continue reading

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