Mood and anxiety · Psychosis/Schizophrenia · Uncategorized

Schizoaffective Disorder

Perhaps your doctor diagnosed you (or someone you care about) with schizoaffective disorder.  Your first thought is, "Does that mean I have Schizophrenia?"  The second is typically, "I've never heard of schizoaffective disorder.  Is the doctor making things up?" The quick answers: No, you don't have Schizophrenia. No, your doctor isn't inventing the diagnosis.  Although… Continue reading Schizoaffective Disorder

Sex-related issues · Uncategorized

Treating low sex drive

Ask the Doctor 1-13-18.  Dear Doc, I'm taking medication for depression and find that my sex drive is zilch.  Is there medication I can take to help with libido?  Thanks. It's unfortunate that many psychiatric medications cause sexual side effects.  This includes antidepressants and some antipsychotics too.  They’re great meds for depression, anxiety, psychosis, pain,… Continue reading Treating low sex drive