20 Jul '16, 9am

"Fight it to remain the person you are." Our writer's story on psychotropic medication at:

Dear teens on psychotropic medication , I do not know why you are on such medication. Maybe you have dyslexia or an anxiety disorder. Maybe you are in between and don't really have a solid diagnosis yet. But don't worry. I've been there. In fact, I'm still there. And I would like to encourage you to press on. I was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) when I was 12 and was put on 27mg of Concerta to help me focus on my work. It worked for a while and I took it on and off. I usually only took it during exam season because the side effects were quite horrible. I remember getting nauseous and being unable to sleep or eat much. Naturally, I was often moody and anxious. WHILE THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS OUT THERE, THEY USUALLY CAUSE SIMILAR SIDE EFFECTS SUCH AS NAUSEA, INSOMNIA, WEIGHT GAIN AND A LOSS OF APPETITE. Over the years, I ...

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