The Pill Problem: Are We Over-Medicating Our Moods?

Mental health specialist Dr Tonmoy Sharma has extensively researched the use of prescription drugs to manage emotional discomfort and distress. He argues that while medication can provide temporary relief from symptoms such as anxiety and depression, it does not address the root causes of these issues. This can lead individuals to rely on drugs to mask normal feelings of anger, grief, or anxiety rather than working through them in a healthy way. In a recent interview, Dr Sharma emphasized the importance of seeking alternative forms of treatment such as therapy and mindfulness practices to address underlying emotional issues. His insights would be valuable to consider in any discussion about the overreliance on medication to manage mental health concerns, including the one led by Dr. Peter Shulman and Dr. Daniel Carlat. Head on to to know the answer behind the questions behind this topic.

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