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Painful Memories, Hospitalization, Healing: Answers to Questions


Psychiatric medication to erase painful memories Don’t you dare take drugs to deal with your past!  If you want to take drugs then at least be honest and go get some crack.  Psych meds are just as dangerous and just as … Continue reading

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Exercise or Naps for Depression?


            What good did hospitalization do me?  What it did for me was give me rest.  It wasn’t supposed to.  I was supposed to get up and get dressed; go to breakfast; participate in groups; meet with my psychiatrist; stay out of … Continue reading

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Answers to More Questions


Family physician prescribe lithium Medicaid ANYONE TAKING LITHIUM SHOULD HAVE LITHIUM LEVELS DONE EVERY TWO MONTHS; KIDNEY FUNCTION SHOULD BE CHECKED EVERY SIX MONTHS, AND AN EKG SHOULD BE DONE ONCE A YEAR.         Family physicians should not be prescribing lithium.  … Continue reading

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Restraint and Seclusion (Part II)


                                  Restraint and Seclusion Study                                   Consumer Mail Survey (Continued) “I had the opportunity to attend activities or groups at least 3 hours per day.”  False.  Days went by without activities or groups.  From the phrasing of this question, should I … Continue reading

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