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I thought this would be an interesting topic to post however I am not sure if I am posting it in the right section and I hope it is appropriate to post. I am not sure how the general people of this community feel about shrinks, but maybe some of us have to deal with it so maybe it is important to discuss? 


Earlier I posted on how I went completely off with anti-psychotics. My doctor was very adamant about me staying on them. How I accomplished this was I started slowly going down and everytime I saw her I told her I went down. There were times where I had to stand my ground with her and be assertive and eventually I think she figured out I was going to do what I wanted. So, my tactic was do first, tell later. Maybe others can share tips and strategies with dealing with shrinks? 

2005/6-2013 - A wild rollercoaster of meds I can't remmeber, i was on 40mg of zyprexa at one point daily
2014 200mg Zoloft /5mg Saphris
2015 April 200mg Zoloft /5mg Saphris
2015 May 200mg Zoloft / 400mg Seroquel
2015 June 200mg Zoloft / 300mg Seroquel
2015 July 150mg Zoloft / 200mg Seroquel
2015 August 125mg Zoloft / 100mg Seroquel
2015 September 100mg Zoloft / 50mg Seroquel
2015 October 50mg Zoloft
2015 November 75mg Zoloft

2016 November 100mg Zoloft; 112.5mg Clozaril 

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