Yes, when indicated, medications such as antidepressants, antianxiety agents, mood stabilizers, and stimulants (as in the treatment of ADHD) are used very carefully and judiciously. Intense emotional states, especially when prolonged for days, weeks, and even months, tend to produce physical damage to the membranes of the neurons of the brain and nervous system.
Medications can control such symptoms and prevent further damage while the brain heals itself. They are generally seen as temporary aids and are gradually withdrawn as soon as possible to minimize metabolic load and side effects.
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