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happy pills

slang Used to refer to a wide variety of medications, but perhaps most often tranquilizers and antidepressants. She was very agitated when we first got to the hospital, but the doctor must have given her some happy pills because she's been snoozing for a while. Yeah, the psychiatrist prescribed me some happy pills, but what good are they when they take weeks to kick in?
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happy pills

n. tranquilizers. She asked the doctor for some “happy pills.”
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DOACTERS (series two) The duo find a new lease of life after witnessing the benefits of some American happy pills on their old pal Stuart.
Other phrases that Mind want to see consigned to history include 'a person suffering from', 'a sufferer', 'a victim' or 'the afflicted', 'prisoners' or 'inmates' (in a psychiatric hospital), 'released' (from a hospital) and 'happy pills'.
Yes, it would be great if I could stop popping them, but if that means having to endure the full force of this mental illness-in spite of trying every possible natural remedy I could get my hands on-then I'll keep my happy pills in there with my vitamin C, thank you.
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I just wanted to find my normal again, without bloody "happy pills".
First, there are no "happy pills." Medications for depression are not "uppers" or stimulants.
I've been off medication since December 2016 because it got to the point that the tablets I was taking weren't having the same effect - what I used to call my "happy pills" weren't making me happy anymore.
While the number of casualties of happy pills, meals and hours are startling, we should also be paying attention to the correlative trend between these behaviors and trends in social circumstances, such as increasing income and power inequality.
Now, in addition to "no happy pills" I am officially listed as "combative."
There are plenty of us popping happy pills yet we don't take it out on minors.
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Starting the concert with Happy Pills from her new album Broken Little Hearts , Jones ended her 90- minute set with her most popular song -- the one that catapulted her into the spotlight -- Come Away with Me from her debut album by the same name.
Angry patients are posting official grievances at a rate of more than 1,000 a week and not all of them, in spite of the mumbled protestations of medics, can have gone loopy after coming off their happy pills.