The anti-psychotic Zyprexa is making headlines, again. The amount of money Eli Lilly is paying to defend itself and its tactics in marketing the drug is rising (estimated to be now more than 0.2 billion US dollars since 2004 ). Zyprexa is also one of the most profitable Anti-psychotic medications …
Posts in the category «Psychiatry, Psychology, Medicine & Mental Health» :
If you think that:
- People should drink at least eight glasses of water a day
- We use only 10% of our brains
- Hair and fingernails continue to grow after death
- Shaving hair causes it to grow back faster, darker, or coarser
- Reading in dim light ruins your eyesight
- Eating turkey …
Olanzapine is an antipsychotic (AP) used mainly for the treatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder.
- Olanzapine molecule is very similar to Clozapine.
This is a very good video of a lecture by Rhawn Joseph about functions of the limbic system and the hypothalamus. It is 55 minutes in length. Contains some nudity appropriate for the context.
A series of anti-smoking ads from New Zealand.
- Set a quit date
- Ask for support from family and friends
- Reward yourself for resisting temptations and avoiding risky situations.
Remember, a Shisha session of about 30-60 minutes is equivalent to smoking a pack …
This is a very interesting video on Youtube featuring a patient with intractable epilepsy had his corpus callosum cut.
The Corpus Callosum is very high density collection of nerve fibers that transmit information to and fro both right and left hemispheres.
He was cured from the epilepsy but he remained …
أستضاف برنامج "مساءك سكر زيادة" اليوم شخص ماسخ (معرفتش أسمه) لا يعلم شئ عن الطب النفسي و لكن ظريف لدرجة أنه يعتقد أن السخرية من المرضى النفسيين و أشاعة معلومات خاطئة عن الصحة النفسية هو تسلية. و OTV لم تعلن ان رأي الأخ ده هو نابع من فتحة الشرج بتاعتة.
العيب مش من الجاهل ده العيب من القناه التي تستضيف على الهواء ناس ملهومش فيها يهزروا و ينكتوا على الناس.
Occasionally doctors do some of the following mistakes and usually they do it in social situations and in non-professional settings. With the aim of starting or maintaining conversation. In other words, they try to sound interesting and make their work sound fun.
But only if their conversation were taped and …
I sat down facing the machine with its hand-held coil pointed to my head and I started receiving few pulses of magnetic stimulation. Both doctors said almost at the same time "We reached the motor threshold." and they stopped cranking up the Amps. I asked for explanation. They said to …