Category Archives: Bipolar

27 Apr

Psychiatry: Stop Funding the Fraud

The primary product of psychiatry seems to be an increase in the number of normal behaviors categorized as mental illnesses, which has skyrocketed sales for drug companies. Even mental health professionals are complaining about the meteoric rise in psychiatric intervention ...

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11 Apr

Florida Airport Shooter: Another Example of Psychiatric Drug Induced Violence?

  Esteban Santiago checked in a single bag holding a handgun when he made the trip from Alaska to Fort Lauderdale in January 2017. Upon arrival, he recovered the gun from baggage claim, loaded it in a bathroom stall and ...

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07 Feb

Psychiatric Goofs: Physical Conditions Mimicking Mental Disorders

  Florida law currently requires that anyone sent for an involuntary psychiatric evaluation be given a physical examination within 24 hours of their arrival at a psychiatric facility. Since there are over 100 physical ailments that can mock a psychiatric ...

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15 Mar

Baker Acting 7 year-olds

Florida’s mental health law, the Baker Act, gives law enforcement the right to detain someone, restrain them in a police vehicle using force as needed and take them to a designated psychiatric facility. An individual can be detained against their ...

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12 Feb

The Danger of Psychiatric Diagnoses

Psychiatric diagnoses have entered the vernacular, giving an easy way to explain behavior. “I’m ADD” is one of the more popular, excusing everything from a person being confused because of misunderstood directions, all the way to substituting Facebook time for ...

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05 Feb

Mental Disorder or Physical Illness?

There can be grave danger in psychiatric evaluation and diagnosis. For instance, a person physically ill may exhibit a seeming mental disorder, yet be completely sane. If a qualified medical doctor does not get to the patient before a psychiatrist ...

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20 Jan

Risperdal: Another Psychiatric Drug Ruining Lives

Risperdal is one of the so-called second generation antipsychotic drugs, touted to be safer than the older anti-psychotics. Manufactured by Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceutical unit, it is approved for schizophrenia treatment and bipolar disorder in teenagers and adults, and ...

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