Tag Archives: brain

“Meat Can’t Think” (Part II)


Herewith a re-post from Cathi Carol’s blog “I Recommend:  On Psychiatry.” Her writing is kind, wise, thoughtful, insightful, balanced, and open-minded. In Ben behind His Voices by Ben’s mother Randye Kaye, one finds a tale of parental narcissism (“guilt and heartbreak that … Continue reading

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Worshipping the Gods and Treating Schizophrenia


For us to learn, we first must have open minds; then we must proceed kindly and with gentleness. (The following was written in response to a dialogue on LinkedIn [http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Time-Change-Help-End-Mental-] Yesterday I was reading a psychiatrist’s essay that stipulated that … Continue reading

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The War on the Other Terror


Schizophrenia is a problem of the mind, not the brain, and therefore is curable with proper talk therapy.  Schizophrenia is caused by trauma.  Certain life events can make the most normal person crazy.  A person with schizophrenia is living in … Continue reading

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NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)


Please be aware that NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) believes that 80% of people with mental illness should be taking medication, and NAMI receives significant funding from pharmaceutical companies. NAMI states that “mental illness is a serious medical illness.”  It is … Continue reading

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Depression and Power


So there I was—the victim of depression and antidepressants.  I no longer could tolerate antidepressants but I was still depressed.  Then one day I was talking to Mary Lou Rubenstein and she told me that the trigger for depression is … Continue reading

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Replying to the Recovering Psychiatrist


In regard to the good fairy, honorable physicians, and other fictional creatures—we are an immature nation that still wants daddy to take care of us.  That’s the whole book right there.  Physicians and the American medical industry get away with … Continue reading

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The Undrugging of Annie (Part IX)


            All the doctors who knew what they were doing in the treatment of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (both of them) continually iterated “Drink to your thirst.”  As long as you drink enough to stay fully hydrated, you don’t need to worry.  You … Continue reading

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