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What is lithium?It is an Anti-manic drug that dampens extreme mood swings. It is used to treat manic-depressive (bipolar) disorders. It takes 10to 15 days after the first dose is given before any change in symptoms is seen.What is an Antidepressant?Used to treat symptoms of depression or anxiety disorders by slowing the removal of certain chemicals from the brain.Tricyclicsare used to treat chronic pain disorders.The first depression drugs belonged to a group of antidepressants called MonoamineOxidase Inhibitors (MAOI). The next group was the Tricyclics. These types are still in use, but most have been replaced bySelective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, (SSRI).These are the most common antidepressants & include Fluoxetine (Prozac),Paroxetine (Paxil), & Sertraline (Zoloft).What is St. Johns Wort?What was the MAOI antidepressant drugWhat is Cannabis?What is the most potent Cannabinioid?What is Marijuana?What percentage of marijuana users becomesaddicted to it?What percent of Americans have usedmarijuana in their lifetime?What is the earliest historical reference toCannabis?Does the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual ofMental Disorders recognize marijuana as havingwithdrawals symptoms?

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