Category Archives: Mental Illness

25 Nov
0

Psychiatrists Still Love Their Electroconvulsive Therapy

At the most recent annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association two leading practitioners and promoters of electroconvulsive therapy (the modern name for applying electric shocks to a person’s brain using 225 to 450 volts) held a session to educate ...

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25 Nov
0

Female Viagra – More Drug Danger in Sheep’s Clothing

Flibanserin, touted as the “female Viagra” is, in actuality, another failed anti-depressant. Echoing a familiar refrain, researchers insist this drug “restores chemical imbalances in the brain.” Medical News Today reported: “While the exact mechanisms by which flibanserin works is unclear, ...

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Involuntary Commitment
04 Nov
1

Mental health worker gave patient Ecstasy in exchange for sex, police say

Wayne K. Roustan – Sun Sentinel Nov 2, 2015 A mental health worker at a state psychiatric facility in Pembroke Pines is accused of plying a recovering drug addict with Ecstasy so he would repeatedly have sex with her. Alicia ...

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Old Phone
04 Nov
0

Diagnosing Depression by Phone?

What will those psychologists and psychiatrists dream up next? According to a study done at Northwestern University, their latest is a “procedure” to diagnose patients for depression by looking at their smart phone history. This idea was invented by scientists ...

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Skull
26 Oct
0

Mental Institutions: Still Hellish in 2015

When 5 mental health institutions in California were investigated recently, a scathing 900 page report resulted. This voluminous release exposed sexual, physical, mental and emotional damage to patients. In short, not a lot has changed from the days when reporter ...

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14 Oct
1

Is the Oregon Massacre Psychiatry’s Fault?

Innocent lives have been lost to yet another madman with a gun, this time at a community college in Oregon. As rational people, we know there has to be a reason for the proliferation of school shootings and other mass ...

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14 Oct
3

Psychiatry Can’t Cure Mental Illness

Pretend you were enjoying a lovely skiing holiday and swished when you should have swooshed, resulting in a broken left foot. Logically, you’d visit a medical doctor and ask him to set the bone. As long as he did his ...

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Hell
08 Oct
1

Mental Institutions: – their Hellish History Part 2

During WWII volunteer service in state mental institutions was a requirement for some conscientious objectors. Warren Sawyer, who was a 23 year old pacifist, was appointed to Philadelphia State Hospital (also known as Byberry) to work as an attendant. He ...

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Marijuana
08 Oct
1

The Legalization of Marijuana Part 1 of 2

If you live here in Florida it’s not too early to be thinking about the 2016 election. Not the excitement of the well-publicized presidential race but the stealth movement working behind the scenes to legalize marijuana in the state of ...

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01 Oct
3

Mental Institutions: Their Hellish History – Part One

Nellie Bly risked her life when she feigned insanity and had herself committed to a New York mental institution in 1887. She was a reporter, and her purpose was to expose the true conditions, including brutality and murder, that reigned ...

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