Storm anxiety is a danger in Sandy's ...

Storm anxiety is a danger in Sandy's path and far beyond

There are 11 comments on the The Daily Times story from Oct 29, 2012, titled Storm anxiety is a danger in Sandy's path and far beyond. In it, The Daily Times reports that:

Bill Ryan, of Inwood, N.Y., comforts his cat Amy before leaving her at a pet shelter at Mitchell Park's Field House, run by the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management and Pet Safe Coalition, on Oct.

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High Springs, FL

#1 Oct 30, 2012
The only anxiety that exist is listening to the horse manure of the mental health industry who serve no purpose to any diseaster or to the health and welfare of the US Citizen except to bilk FEMA , Medicare and the school system for the privatization of that organisation that Romney wants.

Phoenix, AZ

#2 Jan 31, 2013
It is best to discuss this issue with a mental heath professional. Explanations on the cause and the potential solutions may be discussed thoroughly. For other inputs on anxiety and depression, please refer to

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#3 Jan 31, 2013
The White House sent 10,000 dunkin donuts for relief to Gov Christis' office, apparently they never left the office, an investigation by Eric Holder is under way.

United States

#4 Jan 31, 2013
There is no science to the mental health industry. There is no medical model. No evidence based medicine. No test for chemical imbalance of the brain to which members of the APA admitted was a lie. The Mental Health Industry is based on hearsay and is political.

Psychiatry: An industry of death

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Psychiatry No Science

United States

#5 Jan 31, 2013
Psychiatric Diagnosis: Too Little Science, Too Many Conflicts of Interest [i]

Paula J. Caplan, Ph.D.

Harvard University


The Concerns

There is a lot of pain and suffering in the world, and it is tempting to believe that the mental health community knows how to help. It is widely believed, both by mental health professionals and the general population, that if only a person gets the right psychiatric diagnosis, the therapist will know what kind of measures will be the most helpful. Unfortunately, that is not usually the case, and getting a psychiatric diagnosis can often create more problems than it solves, including a lifetime of being labeled, difficulties with obtaining affordable (or any) health insurance (due to now having a pre-existing condition), loss of employment, loss of child custody, the overlooking of physical illnesses and injuries because of everything being attributed to psychological factors, and the loss of the right to make decisions about one’s medical and legal affairs. The creation and use of psychiatric diagnosis, unlike, for instance, psychiatric drugs, is not overseen by any regulatory body, and rarely does anyone raise the question of what role the assignment of a psychiatric label has played in creating problems for individuals.[ii]

The Problematic History

These serious limitations have not prevented the authors of the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), sometimes known as “the therapist’s Bible,” from making expansive claims about their knowledge and authority and wielding enormous power to decide who will and will not be called mentally ill and what the varieties of alleged mental illness will be. The DSM’s current edition is called DSM-IV-TR, and it was preceded by the original DSM (in 1952), then DSM-II (1968), DSM-III (1980), DSM-III-R (Third Edition Revised)(1987), DSM-IV (1994), and DSM-IV-TR (2000). The DSM-V is currently in preparation and slated for 2013 publication. Each time a new edition appears, the media ask whichever psychiatrist is the lead editor why a new edition was necessary, and like clockwork, each editor replies that it was because the previous edition really wasn’t scientific (Caplan, 1995). And each time a new edition appears, it contains many more categories than does the previous one. For instance, DSM-III-R contained 297 categories, and DSM-IV contained 374 (Caplan, 1995).

I served as an advisor to two of the DSM-IV committees, before resigning due to serious concerns after witnessing how fast and loose they play with the scientific research related to diagnosis (Caplan, 1995). The DSM is widely used, not only in the mental health system, but also in general medical practice, in schools, and in the courts. I have been involved since 1985 in trying to alert both therapists and the public to the manual’s unscientific nature and the dangers that believing in its objectivity poses. Since then, I have watched with interest a national trend toward gradually increasing openness to the idea that psychiatric diagnosis (A)is largely unscientific,(B)is highly subjective and political, and (C)can cause untold harm, ranging from the patients’ lowered self-confidence to loss of custody of children to loss of health insurance (because any psychiatric label can be considered evidence of a pre-existing condition) to loss of the right to make decisions about their medical and legal affairs.

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United States

#6 Jan 31, 2013
Inside the Battle to Define Mental Illness

Every so often Al Frances says something that seems to surprise even him. Just now, for instance, in the predawn darkness of his comfortable, rambling home in Carmel, California, he has broken off his exercise routine to declare that “there is no definition of a mental disorder. It’s bullshit. I mean, you just can’t define it.” Then an odd, reflective look crosses his face, as if he’s taking in the strangeness of this scene: Allen Frances, lead editor of the fourth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (universally known as the DSM-IV), the guy who wrote the book on mental illness, confessing that “these concepts are virtually impossible to define precisely with bright lines at the boundaries.” For the first time in two days, the conversation comes to an awkward halt.

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There are no genetic tests, no brain scans, blood tests, chemical imbalance tests or X-rays that can scientifically/medically prove that any psychiatric disorder is a medical condition.

United States

#7 Jan 31, 2013
Psychiatrists Becoming Doctor Joke ? utm_source=feedburner&utm_ medium=feed&utm_campaign=F eed%3A+AIAFacultyLounge+%28Acc uracy+In+Academia+%C2%BB+Facul ty+Lounge%29

United States

#8 Jan 31, 2013
Death, violence, erratic behavior and the suicide by mind drugs


The (APA) DSM-V is the future version of the Mein Kampf.

Bombs and bullets will be replaced with mind drugs and psychotherapy (false memory) in future generations.

That's certainly what Aldus Huxley predicted with his fictional Soma and it came true

High Springs, FL

#9 Feb 1, 2013
Parents should protect their children. Children should protect their parents and together the family should protect the relatives and love ones including friends friends of the family from the gluttony of the mental health and pharmaceutical industry and those in the medical profession from profits of the mind drugs including those with anti-anxiety and all the other horse manure the health professions have pushed on the public from ADD/ADHD, bi-polar disorder, PTSD to all the bullshit of the past. You know, the new mental disorder or side effect caused problem what they conjure up to bilk the government or make the insurance CEO and ALEC members and investors rich at the cost of the health and welfare of the public and create public control.

Consider that there is no science to psychiatry. No medical model. No evidence based medicine and No test for chemical imbalance of the brain to which members (more known in the public sector as APA members ) admitted to in 2004. The knowledge that the pharmaceutical industry along with those in psychiatry and the medical professions along with the Republican ALEC members of the court, conducted forced mind drugging including the loss of memory with Statin drug use polluting underground water with contamination (drinking / water consumption) in geographic areas for political reasons and purposes of mind control against the public .

Protect the population including the world population from the " New World Order" . The Republican party member and business is of no value to the USA.

High Springs, FL

#10 Feb 3, 2013
The mental health industry was incorporated into the funding of FEMA disasters under the Republican Bush Jr presidency to further bilk the government..
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I have ordered 2 times from this website PILLSMEDSHOP. COM . I called yesterday the customer care and asked for a discount as i was about to order twice the regular amount.

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