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Sean Barlow, MD

Betty Ford Center
Joined: 05/04/2011
Expert Profile:
Sean Barlow, M.D., is the Betty Ford Center's Chief Psychiatrist and is Board Certified in Psychiatry and has an Certificate of Added Qualification in Addiction Psychiatry. He is a graduate of the University Of Nevada School Of Medicine and completed his psychiatry residency at the University of California San Diego. He joined the Betty Ford Center medical staff in 2003.

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Reply: Effexor XR to Cymbalta
Yes, both anxiety and jitteriness can be normal coming off of antidepressants,...More
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Reply: Effexor XR to Cymbalta
Yes, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Effexor is one of the more...More
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Reply: Addiction but being prescribed to other meds
Xanax and Adderall do have a high potential for abuse. They also do have...More
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Reply: Help for getting off Suboxone
From what you describe, this could be related to the medications given to your son;...More
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Reply: Drug Abuse
There is no clear evidence that supports the idea that use of supplements or...More
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Reply: Sever Paxil Withdrawal!!!
To me, it seems unlikely to be a Paxil Discontinuation Syndrome, given the small...More
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Reply: Terrible withdrawal symptoms of Effexor XR--Went t...
There are probably multiple reasons for its approval, although it can have...More
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Reply: Alcoholism & Mental Health issue?
It is difficult to say if you brother's behaviors are driven by an independent...More
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Reply: Terrible withdrawal symptoms of Effexor XR--Went t...
It is known that Effexor XR can be difficult to stop. In psychiatry we call this a...More
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Reply: Quit smoking Marijuana and started again
Clearly, cannabis has been implicated as a causative or contributing factor in a...More
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