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Future of Psychiatry

From the time when the psychiatric illness was regarded as a reason for social outcasts, the field has taken a giant leap in the last century. Mental health has come through a long and tiring journey riding the back of psychoanalysis and serendipitous discovery of psychotropic medications in the mid of 21st century followed by…

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Headache: Must know facts

There are very few people among us who have not experienced a headache. We all know how significantly it can impact all aspects of life, including school performance, social activities, sleep, mood, appetite, and family interaction. Also, although we often simply talk about a headache it is surprising how few people know that there are…

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Polypharmacy : A Brief Introduction

Let me begin with a single phrase used by Dr. Steven Stahl for polypharmacy – A dirty little secret. He further elaborated “polypharmacy seems to be something everybody does and nobody admits” so there must be something that prevents people to admit it. By that logic, I would like to further explore what makes it…