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PTSD Awareness Month

PTSD Awareness Month
Psychiatric Drugs Prescribed for PTSD Linked to Stubbornly High Rates of Veteran Suicides Continue reading

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People’s Resilience in Times of Disasters

Find out what the real crisis in mental health care is today. It isn’t the pandemic. #resilience Continue reading

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Neurodiversity – The Latest Psychiatric Disability Trend

With so many different “mental disorders” and no real clues about curing them, psychiatrists needed a new all-encompassing word to describe them. They co-opted “neurodiversity” — diversity based on some neurological condition. Continue reading

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Trauma Informed Therapy is the Newest Psych Buzzword

“Trauma Informed Therapy is centered on the understanding of the emotional, neurological, psychological, social, and biological effects of trauma,” in the misleading idea that trauma experienced when young affects the mental well-being of individuals throughout life. We call it misleading … Continue reading

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The White House Taking Action on Veteran Suicides

Presidential Executive Order on Supporting Our Veterans During Their Transition From Uniformed Service to Civilian Life (January 9, 2018) Relevant quotes from the Presidential Executive Order: “It is the policy of the United States to support the health and well-being … Continue reading

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Holiday Stress

We see a lot of news articles cropping up warning about stress during holidays. Personally, we think a lot of it is motivated by some marketer’s bright idea, no doubt under the guidance of an “expert” psychologist or psychiatrist, about … Continue reading

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Psychs Poo-Poo Intelligence

A study published 8 October 2017 by three psychologists and a neuroscientist surveyed 3,715 members of American Mensa (persons whose IQ score is ostensibly within the upper 2% of the general population), who were asked to self-report diagnosed and/or suspected … Continue reading

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Psychiatric Drugs Putting Veterans at Risk of Dementia

Almost a third of drugs cleared by the Food and Drug Administration pose safety risks that are identified only after their approval. A research study published in January, 2017 set out to determine the impact of psychotropic medication use on the association between … Continue reading

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GAO Will Review PTSD Treatment in the VA

U.S. Representatives Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH) requested the Government Accountability Office to study how heavily the Veterans Administration relies upon psychotropic drugs to treat their patients for so-called Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The GAO agreed September 27, 2017 to conduct … Continue reading

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Psychiatry Ecstatic About PTSD

The FDA just approved MDMA as a “breakthrough” drug for so-called PTSD and given the OK for clinical trials. The FDA says that the “Breakthrough Therapy” designation expedites the development of drugs intended to treat a serious condition where preliminary … Continue reading

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