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Helping Friends & Firing Psychiatrists: Answers to Questions


Helping friends in psychiatric inpatient         This is a truly great question and my answer is one word:  abide.  My pastor demonstrated this word to me.  It means “to endure without yielding; to bear patiently.”  Even if there’s nothing you … Continue reading

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The “Chemical Imbalance” Lie


So there I am at Peter Breggin’s Empathic Therapy Conference, in the workshop on SSRI Antidepressants Adverse Effects, and the unknown M.D. starts talking about “chemical imbalance.”  He says there is no such thing. I was put on antidepressants, told … Continue reading

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