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Why Self-Medicating Anxiety Can Lead to Addiction

Article from Mental Health Easy by Nicole Clarke


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According to Nicole Clarke, "Treating anxiety disorders through “prescribing” your own medication should be discouraged. Masking depression with drugs or alcohol may have become the immediate solution for some people, but the need for a professional help should never be disregarded."

In her article, Nicole Clarke explains how self-medicating with drugs may do more harm than good for a person suffering with anxiety. 

  • Keywords:
  • Addiction
  • anxiety
  • Disorder
  • Medication
  • Mental Health
  • Self-medicating