Stressed Out? See A Psychiatrist To Avoid Hypertension And Diabetes
There are 6 comments on the Malaysian National News Agency story from Feb 28, 2013, titled Stressed Out? See A Psychiatrist To Avoid Hypertension And Diabetes. In it, Malaysian National News Agency reports that:
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 -- Malaysians undergoing stress are advised to see a psychiatrist to avoid diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure.
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#1 Feb 28, 2013
APA Admits there is no test for "chemical imbalance"
American Psychiatric Association admitted it lied to the American Public
29 September 2003 Issue 61
This week, a few representative excerpts from an article that I discovered on my internet travels only a matter of days ago, concerning the area in which biopsychiatry has, it seems to me, most comprehensively misled the world at large.
Please go to the website linked to below the excerpts and read the complete article. Then you will not be bamboozled should a doctor, teacher, journalist, ad man, politician, family member, friend, some bloke in your local pub, or whoever, start waffling on at you about 'mental illness' being caused by 'chemical imbalances' in the brain. You will know better!
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."
Read the complete article, There Are No "Chemical Imbalances" by Eaton T. Fores, at the Eaton T. Fores Research Center:
#2 Mar 1, 2013
So what are you trying to say you are not BI-POLAR cause somewhere else you say you are3 remember LESA JILES>
#3 Mar 10, 2013
The Mental Health Industry has no science. No medical model. No evidence based medicine and led about chemical imbalance of the brain. The Industry is political and based on hearsay. The use of mind drugs is damaging to the health and welfare of the society.
The mental health industry is dangerous.
#4 Mar 11, 2013
Human Spirit (I suppose), is there any subject regarding mental health on which you do not have an opinion? If so, I am very interested to learn of it. You seem to be totally all-knowing, all-understanding, and altogether ready to dispense your "informed" opinions. You, sir, are a charlatan.
#5 Mar 12, 2013
The Mental Health Industry has no science. No medical model. No evidence based medicine
As I stated, I believe the practice of medicine is predicated on something called the "medical model" which doctors learn in medical school and has a set of procedures by which they practice medicine. Psychiatry, Psychologist, psychotherapist" (psycho - the - rapist) and the 101 other titles of importance, if any, in the field of psychiatry / psychology I lump into one broad category: "The mental health worker" for convenience.
To me, Psychiatry is misplaced in academia and belongs in social medicine. Psychology should be part of anthropology and brains are topics of biology.
Psychiatrist mainly guesses as to psychotropic drugs used on many of the "made to order" mental disease which were voted on by the hand raising of the American Psychiatric Association members and listed in the DSM for profits by the victimized patient.. I think you can see, Psychiatry with it inventive ideology stemming from "phrenology" to electro shock therapy is dealing into the dark sciences much like one that would practice voodoo or witchcraft or play a game of Tarot cards.
A quote of Psychotherapy for you:
“Psychotherapy may be known in the future as the greatest hoax of the twentieth century.” Dr. Lawrence LeShan, former president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology
As for psychiatrists diagnosing an illness predicated on something like pain & suffering or behavior or conduct is absurd to me and I would discount the diagnoses as much as I would distrust their theories of physical or chemical lobotomies or shock treatment.
#6 Mar 13, 2013
And you are? These psychiatrists will cure your stress alright. You'll be so preoccupied with suicidal and homicidal thoughts you won't remember what stress is. Then after you're gone, no stress. Thanks for the cure doc.
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