155/156: Psychoactive Medication and Kids: What Parents Need to Know. A Two Part Episode
Is Anyone in Your Family on Antidepressants or Other Psychoactive Medications?
-Before we dive into this I want to let you know that you can be tested to find out if you are susceptible to these side effects.- Selma Eikelenboom-Schieveld is M.D and a medical forensic expert who is examining the relationship between psychoactive medication (treating anxiety disorders and depression) and involuntary intoxication (which can lead to suicide, homicide and extreme violence). WOW is all I can say!
If you listen to ANY of our episodes it needs to be this one. Consider it a public service announcement!!!
Part 2: How to get tested to see if you will become violent or suicidal before taking medication that could cause involuntary intoxication. Then we talk about discipline and natural consequences. The pros and cons.