The Wrong Pill Can Play With Your Mind
By JAIME LOWESEPT. 30, 2017
WHEN I was 16, I was admitted to U.C.L.A.’s neuropsychiatric institute. I’d been suffering from increasing paranoia (I thought war was imminent; I thought I would be called into battle) and lack of sleep (I paced our staircase into the early hours of morning). Most profoundly, I thought my parents were actually secret agents, …
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One study led by researchers at the Yale School of Medicine found that 58 percent of people who were prescribed a psychotropic medication within the study group of roughly five million had no psychiatric diagnosis.