Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Steroids’ Psychiatric Side Effects Can Wreak Havoc With Mood and Judgment

Dexamethasone and joy riding: are you kidding me?

Photo by Justin Lim on Unsplash

Steroids can be a rollercoaster ride

Within the first 24 hours of taking dexamethasone for asthma in early adolescence, I felt terrific. Not only was my breathing better, but I was also imbued with abundant…

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Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Martha Manning, Ph.D.

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Dr. Martha Manning is a writer and clinical psychologist, author of Undercurrents and Chasing Grace. Depression sufferer. Mother. Growing older under protest.