Category Archives: Antipsychotics

26 Jan
0

The End of Psychiatry: Drugging VS. Understanding

Even mental health professionals admit the death nell of their profession is near. Decades of using drugs to treat invented mental illnesses has created skepticism within their own ranks. For example, Dr. Robert Berezin, a practicing psychotherapist, has this to ...

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19 Jan
0

The Joke is on Us… Psychiatric Students Study Seinfeld

Psychiatry professor Anthony Tobia of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is teaching his students about psychiatric disorders through required watching of Seinfeld episodes. It sounds like a joke, but Dr. Tobia is completely serious. He states “When you get ...

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12 Nov
0

The Mental Illness and Criminality Connection

Convicted felons are diagnosed as mentally ill at a rate 2-4 times that of the non-criminal population. It would be easy to make the supposition that anyone who commits a crime is in some degree mentally ill. And not many ...

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04 Nov
0

Mental Health and Diet

One’s diet and one’s mental health could be very directly related. So much so, that instead of reaching for a prescription drug to “cure” depression, ADD, Bi-Polar Disorder and other mental manifestations, one might do well to take a closer ...

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04 Nov
0

Are Mass Shootings on the Rise?

Recently, there has been some debate about whether mass shootings are on the rise or not.  Studies have been done using different kinds of criteria thus resulting in different answers.  One study includes gang killings and shootings in the home ...

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12 Sep
0

Why Mental Health Care Stigma Exists

Some psychiatrists and mental health workers complain that the very subject of mental health, as well as mental health patients themselves, have a social stigma to overcome. The mental health workers say there is not enough mental health coverage due ...

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03 Sep
0

HOW CAN AN ADVOCATE HELP WITH UNDERSTANDING?

The definition of ‘delay’ according to Merriam-Webster: (noun) a situation in which something happens later than it should. That seems clear. We move on and look at the definition of ‘process’, again, according to Merriam-Webster: (noun) a series of changes ...

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18 Aug
1

Military Suicide Still Ignored by the VA

A recent field hearing by the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held in Roswell, NM introduced a new plan to help the VA provide medical help to veterans in rural parts of the country by allowing them to get medical ...

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18 Aug
0

Mental Illness in Prison Population

The ranks of those incarcerated in state prisons have increased in unprecedented numbers over the past 10 years. Not surprisingly, courts demand that mental health screening and “treatment” (most often drugs) are given to those deemed mentally unstable. Recent studies ...

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07 Jul
0

HOW DOES ADVOCACY HELP A TEACHER?

(Heather Lascano, CEO, Neuro Touch Inc.) The afternoon was rather warm, almost uncomfortably so.  The parking lot was just starting to clear following the bus and parent carpool line activity. The office staff was already chatting about the evening plans ...

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