Naomi Carr

Naomi Carr

Naomi is a qualified Mental Health Nurse, with several years of experience working in hospitals with people of all ages and a variety of mental health conditions. She now uses that experience to help spread awareness and information.

Articles worked on by Naomi Carr

Medically Reviewed
  • 24th Oct 2022
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Disulfiram, commonly sold under the brand name Antabuse, is a medication used in the treatment of alcohol use disorder and...

Medically Reviewed
  • 8th Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Divalproex Sodium, commonly sold under the brand name Depakote, is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat epilepsy, mood disorders, and...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Loxapine is a first-generation antipsychotic medication typically used for the treatment of schizophrenia. It is important to use this medication...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Carbamazepine is an anticonvulsant medication and mood stabilizer, typically used to treat epilepsy, seizure disorders, and occasionally Bipolar Disorder. It...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Maprotiline is a tetracyclic antidepressant that is primarily used to treat depressive disorders. This medication must be taken as prescribed...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Chlordiazepoxide, also known as Librium, is a long-acting benzodiazepine, primarily used in the treatment of anxiety disorders. This medication should...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 5 minutes read

Mesoridazine, also known as Serentil, is an antipsychotic medication, classified as a phenothiazine, typically used to treat schizophrenia. A number...

  • Written by Naomi Carr
  • Clinically Reviewed by Amy Shelby
Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Chlorpromazine is an antipsychotic medication, typically used in the treatment of schizophrenia, mania, and acute psychosis. It is important to...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Methylphenidate is a central nervous system stimulant, typically used in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children...

  • Written by Naomi Carr
  • Clinically Reviewed by Amy Shelby
Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Mirtazapine, also known as Remeron, is a tetracyclic antidepressant, primarily used to treat major depressive disorder in adults. Take this...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Moclobemide is a reversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase A (RIMA), categorized as a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) antidepressant medication. Moclobemide...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Lithium carbonate is an antimanic medication, typically used as a mood stabilizer and for acute mania in people with bipolar...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine that is primarily used to treat anxiety disorders and recurrent or enduring epileptic seizures. It is...

Medically Reviewed
  • 7th Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Phenytoin, also called Dilantin or Phenytek, is an anticonvulsant medication, primarily used in the treatment of epilepsy and various types...

  • Written by Naomi Carr
  • Clinically Reviewed by Amy Shelby
Medically Reviewed
  • 3rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Propranolol, also known as Inderal and InnoPran, is a beta-blocker typically used to treat various heart conditions and sometimes prescribed...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Verapamil is a calcium-channel blocker used for treating various heart conditions and sometimes for the treatment of bipolar disorder. Take...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Sertraline, also known as Zoloft, is an antidepressant medication, classified as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), primarily used to...

Medically Reviewed
  • 5th Nov 2022
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Protriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant used to treat depressive disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy, and headaches. Take this...

Medically Reviewed
  • 23rd Nov 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Temazepam is a benzodiazepine medication, primarily used for short-term treatment of insomnia. This medication should be used exactly as prescribed,...

Medically Reviewed
  • 21st Dec 2022
  • Est. 10 minutes read

Eating disorders are serious psychological or behavioral conditions causing avoidant, restrictive, or excessive forms of eating. There are several types...

Medically Reviewed
  • 21st Dec 2022
  • Est. 10 minutes read

A personality disorder is a mental health condition categorized by an inability to tolerate stressful and emotionally challenging situations, causing...

Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Clomipramine, commonly known as Anafranil, is a tricyclic antidepressant medication, primarily used in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It...

  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 11 minutes read

Quetiapine, commonly known as Seroquel, is an atypical antipsychotic medication, used in the treatment of several mental health conditions, such...

  • Written by Naomi Carr
Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 10 minutes read

Sleep disorders are a collection of medical conditions that impact the quality, quantity, and length of sleep. They can cause...

Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 6 minutes read

Validation therapy was designed by Naomi Feil, a social worker who primarily worked with older adults. She specifically designed this...

Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Pimozide, commonly known as Orap, is a first-generation antipsychotic medication, primarily used in the treatment of Tourette’s disorder. It is...

Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Primidone, commonly known as Mysoline, is a barbiturate anticonvulsant medication, primarily used to treat epileptic seizures. It is important to...

Medically Reviewed
  • 22nd Dec 2022
  • Est. 6 minutes read

Pipotiazine palmitate, commonly known as Piportil Depot, is an antipsychotic medication, classified as a phenothiazine, that was primarily used to...

Medically Reviewed
  • 11th Jan 2023
  • Est. 6 minutes read

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder that can present in both children and adults. ADHD can...

Medically Reviewed
  • 11th Jan 2023
  • Est. 12 minutes read

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness, predominantly characterized by changes in mood. Although this differs from person to person, many...

Medically Reviewed
  • 12th Jan 2023
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness, predominantly categorized by changes in mood. Although this differs from person to person, many...

Medically Reviewed
  • 12th Jan 2023
  • Est. 8 minutes read

It can be very challenging to cope with the symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD), both for the person with...

Medically Reviewed
  • 12th Jan 2023
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition that causes emotional instability and difficulties with interpersonal relationships. BPD is...

Medically Reviewed
  • 12th Jan 2023
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition that often causes emotional instability and difficulties within interpersonal relationships. Many...

Medically Reviewed
  • 13th Jan 2023
  • Est. 5 minutes read

Dementia is the name of a group of neurodegenerative disorders, of which Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type, that can...

Medically Reviewed
  • 16th Jan 2023
  • Est. 11 minutes read

A narcissist is someone who has a very high opinion of themselves and has very little ability to empathize with...

Medically Reviewed
  • 16th Jan 2023
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Medically Reviewed
  • 17th Jan 2023
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Previously, schizophrenia was categorized into five subtypes: paranoid, catatonic, disorganized, residual, and undifferentiated [1]. In the most recent publication of...

Medically Reviewed
  • 17th Jan 2023
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Previously, schizophrenia was categorized into five subtypes: paranoid, catatonic, disorganized, residual, and undifferentiated [1]. In the most recent publication of...

Medically Reviewed
  • 17th Jan 2023
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Medically Reviewed
  • 19th Jan 2023
  • Est. 8 minutes read

Persecutory delusions are a symptom of psychosis that can occur within the context of several mental health conditions. Someone experiencing...

Medically Reviewed
  • 19th Jan 2023
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Previously, schizophrenia was categorized into five subtypes: paranoid, catatonic, disorganized, residual, and undifferentiated [1]. In the most recent publication of...