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I don't think kids should be

I don't think kids should be prescribed any psychiatric meds at all. Their little brains are undergoing rapid growth and development. These meds rewire and short circuit their development. That is a fact. With regard to suicide and SSRI's, there are many mechanisms of action going on, not just effecting serotonin. Also, one of the effects of this class is more energy. This effect will generally happen many weeks before the intended antidepressant effect takes place. This means that the person will have more energy but will still be depressed. The result is a person that has the will and the energy to take action to put themselves out of their misery. Thus the increased number of suicides. I hope that makes some sense.

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