Category Archives: Mental Illness

23 Jul
0

Is Spanking Harmful or Effective Parenting?

A study was just published in Pediatrics stating that harsh physical punishment of children is associated with “mental disorders” later in life.  This is a topic of interest because spanking, which fits into that category, is banned in more than ...

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13 Jul
1

Lies of Mental Health in Foreign Lands

It’s summer and with kids out of school, the possibilities are endless for where to go on vacation. The Olympics in England or a trip to some other foreign country for the first time would seem very exciting to most. ...

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25 Jun
1

Synthetic Weed-Who is Making it?

Some synthetic weed is being manufactured here in the United States, potentially netting millions of dollars for these “entrepreneurs.” Earlier this month authorities in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana arrested seven who were allegedly part of a large synthetic weed manufacturing ring. ...

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25 Jun
0

Environmental Causes of Autism

In the past twenty years or so, the rate of autism has gone up dramatically. The psychiatric community has even come up with the name Autism Spectrum Disorder because the symptoms vary widely and in degree of severity. Psychiatry points ...

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21 Jun
0

No Need for a Mental Health App

Recently USA Today ran an article about a new app called "WhatsMyM3". This is an app designed to determine if you are at risk for depression, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder or PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). It is not based ...

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21 Jun
0

Synthetic Marijuana Tragedy

Synthetic Marijuana, also referred to as K-2 or Spice, is potentially deadly. This tragic story shows the consequences of young people smoking this drug.

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08 Jun
7

Embalming Fluid and Laced Weed

Marijuana laced with PCP is gaining popularity with young people. The bizarre behavior associated with embalming fluid laced weed has resulted in people being placed in psychiatric hospitals, where further damage may be done.

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08 Jun
1

Bath Salts and Antidepressants Cause Psychosis

The dangers of bath salts are worthy of inspection and similar to the dangers of antidepresants. Violence, murder, suicide and involuntary commitment are all potential results of these drugs.

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04 Jun
0

How the Baker Act Affects Marijuana Users

The Baker Act is a Florida state law where people who appear to be “mentally ill” are are forced to go to a psychiatric hospital because they, apparently, pose a danger to themselves and/or others. It is in the name of ...

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21 May
4

The Chemical Imbalance Fraud

Many psychiatrists assert that mental illness is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. But there are no medical tests to prove this. Chemical imbalance is a theory that does not hold up to intense scientific scrutiny.

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