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27 Mar
1

Selling Technology as a False Answer

By Kenneth W. Thomas, RN In an article on March 13, 2012 by Melody Mendez, I read with amazement how technology claims to help diagnose serious mental illnesses such as Depression, ADHD and “other disorders”. In this article quoting information ...

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27 Mar
1

Using Synthetic Marijuana a Dangerous Pastime

Ingesting dangerous, synthetic marijuana may well result in a trip to the hospital. Some young people have even been brought to the psychiatric ward under the state’s involuntary commitment law. Drugs with names like “Mr. Smiley,”, “Red X Dawn” and ...

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21 Mar
0

Psychotic Disorders –in Everyday Life?

When an associate professor of pharmacology at Georgetown University, Dr. Fugh Berman, was asked by two students if they should take a powerful antipsychotic to help them sleep, she was outraged. The young people had not even been given such ...

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13 Mar
1

Ritalin Side Effects and the Placebo Effect

According to a recent article, the placebo effect is being used as an experimental tool on unwitting school children. At least the placebo effect from a power bar with the dubious pronouncement “improves writing power” will not cause permanent mental ...

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05 Mar
0

About Special education and Black Teenagers

Many  people don’t know about special education and the disproportionate number of black  teenagers, especially African American boys who are placed in these classrooms. What do we know about special education? It is a $60 billion industry. When it is ...

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