Persuasive Essay Medication

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“It’s exhausting to fight a war inside your head every single day”(Mickie Ann). This is what it feels like to have a mental disorder. Mental disorders are mostly seen as crazy psychopaths from people who do not know a person with a mental disorder however, that is not the case. Many Americans struggle with different types of mental disorders like OCD, anxiety, depression, ADHD, schizophrenia, personality disorders, eating disorders, and more. Everyone with a mental illness mostly lives in their heads and treating these disorders provides a great relief for many. Medication is the best way to treat mental disorders because it is easy, medication has versatility, and provides great relief. The first reason why medication is the best route for mental illnesses is that it is easy. If someone is on medication every day they take a pill. The only other thing they have to do is to get the prescription refilled and check in with a care provider. Someone does not have to go to therapy and face their problem. Using medication as treatment is a more independent method of treating a mental illness. Additionally, in many cases “most mental illnesses can be diagnosed and treated very effectively”(Lieberman 3). Thanks to new technology there is medication for everyone “about 1 in 5 adults has a mental illness in any given year”(Symptoms and Causes- Mental Illness). Some of these remedies included antidepressants, antipsychotics, anti-anxiety, and mood-stabilizing medication (Diagnosis and
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