Tag Archives: trial and error

OCD and Medication

  This week I’m sharing one of my posts from May 2012. I plan on being back next week with something new! The topic of medication for obsessive-compulsive disorder comes up a lot in blogs, and always seems to incite … Continue reading

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OCD, Medication, and Genetic Testing

For those of you who have been following my blog for a while, it’s no secret that my son Dan had negative experiences with medication used to treat his OCD. He was overmedicated, wrongly medicated, and improperly weaned from various … Continue reading

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Trial and Error and Error

Just when we thought Dan had tried every possible type of medication to combat his OCD, his psychiatrist prescribed Vyvanse. It did help with Dan’s energy levels, as it is, after all, a stimulant.  But after taking it for a few … Continue reading

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