Hi All, Phil, I agree with you on the dismal and almost criminal state of psychiatry, today. I have mixed feelings about Benzos, however, because of the almost unbearable chronic anxiety attacks I was having. Take a pill and anxiety gone. It helped keep me alive at the time. But now, 3 years later I take a small… Continue Reading
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My neice living in a townhouse complex – has reached the following stage:- 1-complete isolation from anybody even her sisters. 2-will not acknowledge her illness and will not accept any medication whatsoever. 3-will not allow anybody into her home. 4-all the symptons of Schizoid Personality Disorder 5-threatening to all and considers everyone responsible for her divorce that she… Continue Reading
In the late ’90s I experienced some kind of distress of consciousness. My wife took me to the emergency room of a local hospital and I was told I had “bipolar disorder,” an incurable “mental illness” which meant I would have to be on psychiatric drugs the rest of my life. We now know that… Continue Reading
Thank you very much for your article in regards to the validity of Bi-polar Disorder. my mother claimed to have that and other mental disorders to qualify for SSDI. Of course she had physicians who were all to eager to verify her “self diagnosis”. They saw a cash cow and I suppose so did she on a lesser scale…. Continue Reading