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Re: Other options besides AAP for depression?

Posted by psychobot5000 on November 17, 2011, at 17:51:50

In reply to Re: Other options besides AAP for depression? gadchik, posted by ed_uk2010 on November 17, 2011, at 17:31:13

> >What did people do before antipsychotics?
> Well, they either got better or they didn't, just like now... but now we have more options. Before antipsychotics, only sedative medications were available, and ECT.

The man treatment before effective medications were available was a retiring trip to the sea or the country or to a mineral bath--which treatment still shows the same efficacy as antipsychotics, I'm told. Presumably this was because of the reduction in stress and stimulation.

However, obviously that treatment was only available to a small socioeconomic class, and even then was often impractical.




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