Monthly Archives: July 2014

Did the Editors of the DSM Graduate Kindergarten?

Thank you Jenny Westberg for this post. STATEMENT 2: “[T]he relative contributions of shared and distinct factors in the development and perpetuation of [other conditions which ARE deemed ‘mental disorders’] remain insufficiently understood.” ??? Also on the same page: “diageoses” … Continue reading

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Mediocrity and Mental Masturbation

I want life to make sense all the time, in all ways. I want everything to be honest and synthesized, direct and revealed. I want life to scream and not to whisper out of my soul even though whispers soothe … Continue reading

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Political Savvy and Psychiatric Survivors

At the risk of sounding politically naïve or idealistic, I must say that those without political sharpness are holding the most powerful stories, and our salvation lies in their liberation. We are coming upon a time where even the least … Continue reading

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Pets on Prozac: The dark side of animal emotions

“More than 70 million dogs in the US are medicated,” Braitman says, and the drugs they’re on are the ones we’re on — the same anti-depressants, anti-anxiety meds, anti-psychotics. Primates are often on the same birth control. ://nypost.com/2014/07/05/why-your-pet-might-be-mentally-ill/ from Facebook … Continue reading

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Do You Have it Together? Or Are You Losing It?

Those who have “it” together are generally “losing it” as well. Cohesion and falling apart seem to be two sides of the same coin; I can’t have one without the other, for if I live in fear of losing it, … Continue reading

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your good never rejects you

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Why You Can’t Get Informed Consent From a Doctor – Mad In America

Rereading and appreciating this article I wrote back in March. http://ift.tt/1n7Vmwg from Facebook http://ift.tt/1n7Vmwg via IFTTT

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Golden Women

If you think she is “shaming you,” she probably wants to be seen and recognized. All that light and love is there to heal you and the world. If you take a breath, slow yourself down, and breathe in her … Continue reading

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