May 25, 2020 at 6:28 pm

Prescriptions Soar During Covid19 but Dependency & Side Effects Can Pose Long-Term Problems

Prescriptions for psych drugs are skyrocketing in response to Covid-19 induced anxiety but medical experts point out “Many physicians have a low threshold for prescribing them. It’s very problematic,” says Bruce J. Schwartz, deputy chair and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. “Many people do develop a dependency on these medications.”