September 10, 2022 at 8:21 am

Akathisia Steals Lives

Akathisia can cause medication-induced death, but it can also cause years of lost life. This excellent article on Mad in America tells a story of prescribed harm that is all too common.

“At the end of that nine months, I was shocked to realize my anxiety, akathisia and suicidal thoughts were completely gone. I had never experienced these before psychotropics. I cannot begin to describe the utter shock I felt. I had just lost 20 years of my life and everyone and everything I held dear, including myself, due to psychiatric medicine. Why did doctors not see how drastically I changed and how rapid and brutal my descent was? Why did I not see?”

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