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"Best" as in being effective with fewer side effects. Which ones were the best for you? Which ones did you take? What condition(s) did you treat? What side effects did you get? How did the antipsychotics compare to "conventional" antidepressants?

Can antipsychotics be an alternative to "conventional" antidepressants? What are the risks? What are the benefits? Do they make you a tomato with time? Psychiatrists prescribe them more often in recent times, it seems.

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2 hours ago, Adolf_H8 said:

"Best" as in being effective with fewer side effects. Which ones were the best for you? Which ones did you take? What condition(s) did you treat? What side effects did you get? How did the antipsychotics compare to "conventional" antidepressants?

Can antipsychotics be an alternative to "conventional" antidepressants? What are the risks? What are the benefits? Do they make you a tomato with time? Psychiatrists prescribe them more often in recent times, it seems.

that is an extremely broad question(s)… are you looking for one for yourself?   

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17 hours ago, Iceberg said:

what are you  aiming to treat?

 

Anxiety (generalized and social), agitated states, depressive states, possibly some form of mixed affective (BP?) disorder...?

I've been on Sertraline for two years. Results were somewhat "meh". Was good for psychosomatic ailments and helped with cognition and derealization, seemed also quite good as "relapse" prevention, but caused typical SSRI-apathy & indifference... not sure if id did anything for anxiety, seemed like rather very subtle help... I missed some sedative and appetite-stimulating properties. (I am a skinny agitated fuck).

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