Patients On Antidepressants Can Be Tested For Signs Of Suicidal Thoughts
While antidepressant medications have proven to be beneficial in helping people overcome major depression, it has long been known that a small subset of individuals taking these drugs can actually experience a worsening of mood, and even thoughts of suicide.
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#1 Apr 12, 2010
Death, violence and suicide by mind drugs
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#2 Apr 12, 2010
The Truth about Suicide - Part 1
The Truth about Suicide - Part 2
APA lies to the American Public and puts the society in danger
US Kids Represent Psychiatric Drug Goldmine
#3 Apr 12, 2010
#4 Apr 12, 2010
The mental health / Pharmaceutical industry created drug abuse.
The mental health industry is making a diagnoses on the physiological differences between the so called "mentally ill" and the "normal" without knowing what a proper and healthy chemical "balance" look like?" There is no test according to the APA but yet they manufactured the illness and provided the addicting drugs including to children less then threee years old and then used Reglan(A-anti-psychotic drug) on infants less then one week old for spitting up.
If we respect metabolic changes based on daily dietary habits, weight gain / loss, terms of the survival of the organisms as a person age along with physical conditioning, physical illness, electrolyte level, gender differences , body temperature, I don't see where the Mental Health and Counseling Industry could conform to any consistency in data with consideration to the above to state a person has a mental disease or illness based on chemical imbalance.
Besides, the mental health psychiatric diagnoses isn't even part of standard medical procedure known as the medical model in which all doctors are trained and is the only branch of medicine operating completely on political decisions and hearsay.
If an orthopedic surgeon operated on a patient without the aid of an X-ray, he would be working at the car wash the next day.
No Test for chemical imbalance
There Are No "Chemical Imbalances"
"The hypothetical disturbances of neurochemical function that are said to underlie "mental illness" are just that: hypothetical. No experiment has ever shown that anyone has an "imbalance" of any neurotransmitters or any other brain chemicals. Nor could any conceivable experiment demonstrate the existence of a "chemical imbalance," simply because no one, least of all the biopsychiatrists, has the slightest idea what a proper and healthy chemical "balance" would look like."
"...the views and beliefs of biopsychiatry have nothing to do with the answers to scientific questions in any case: the hunt for biological "causes" of "mental illness" is an entirely fallacious enterprise in the first place; the non- existence of data to support its assertions is quite beside the point."
"The latest edition of one pharmacology text has this to say about the status of depression as a disease: "Despite extensive efforts, attempts to document the metabolic changes in human subjects predicted by these [biological] hypotheses have not, on balance, provided consistent or compelling corroboration." This is a long-winded way of admitting that not even a scrap of evidence supports the idea that depression results from a "chemical imbalance." Yet patients are told every day - by their doctors, by the media, and by drug company advertising - that it is a proven scientific fact that depression has a known biochemical origin. It follows directly that millions of Americans are being lied to by their doctors; and people surely can't give informed consent for drug treatment when what they're being "informed" by is a fraud.... To sum up: there is no evidence whatsoever to support the view that "mental illness" is biochemical in origin; in other words, things like "Unipolar Disorder" and "Attention Deficit Disorder" simply do not exist."
#5 Apr 12, 2010
Selective Publication of Antidepressant
Trials and Its Influence on Apparent Efficacy
Here is what the whistle blowers at the New England Journal of Medicine said about antidepressant research. It's sickening to think greed is harming people with depression. If the pharmaceutical companies did it with depressed people they would sock it to kids too. The New England Journal Of Medicine
#6 Sep 26, 2013
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#7 Oct 20, 2013
Anti depressants is a major cause of depression.
#8 Jan 30, 2014
I've been on Effexor from http://goo.gl/TRCx1y only one week but am cautiously very optimistic. Prior to this I was on citalopram but still feeling very low and sleeping poorly, feeling like I needed to be in bed 12-16 hours a day. Now I am waking naturally after only 8 hours sleep and finding it much easier to concentrate at work. I can hardly believe it is working so quickly but I feel so much better. I've had no side effects.
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