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MEANS WHAT?!!

Medhelp has requested a list of acroynms for each forum. Acronyms -you know, those letters that stand for some words, such as GAD stands for "Generalized Anxiety Disorder."

Please be good enough to respond to this post with any acronyms that we use here. GAD was the only one I could think of, but I'm sure there are others. I'll pass them along to Medhelp, who will make up a list for permanent look-up.

Thanks! You guys are great -as always!

-JSGeare
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SSRI- Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor
IBS- Irritable Bowl Syndrome

I also see 'benz' written down a lot which is a benzopate I believe.

I am sure there are many more, but those are the two I always run across.


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I can think of:  OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, AD = antidepressant, BPD (bipolar disorder).
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Good ones! Keep 'em coming!

JSGeare
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psych for psychiatrist, benzo for anti anxiety meds
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GERD for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
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PTSD for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
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BPD could also be for Borderline Personality Disorder

Benzo for Benzodiazepine
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ADHD Atention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

ADD  Attention Deficit Diorder (with out the hyperactivity)

SAD  Seasonal Affective Disorder

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OTC--Over the Counter
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MAOI ???
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say no more ryan says it all thank you ryan
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