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Scientific American Publishes Anti-Psychiatry Nonsense

Imagine that Scientific American published a blog post promoting the idea that we should abandon a disease-centered perspective on autoimmunity because the simplified notion of “immunological imbalance” surely cannot explain all aspects of autoimmune conditions. 2,468 more words


Dr. John M. Grohol: Low Serotonin Levels Don’t Cause Depression

Excerpt and links posted by Andy Alt

Low Serotonin Levels Don’t Cause Depression
By John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

September 13, 2014

One of the leading myths that unfortunately still circulates about clinical…

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Mental Health

Reclaiming sex

Our first kiss was terrible. There was no other way to describe it. It was just awful. I found an email years after that I had sent to a friend the morning after I had kissed him. 992 more words


All Depression Treatments Are Not Created Equal

TIP! Depression that doesn’t warrant seeing a doctor for a prescription may be alleviated with simple OTC remedies. Grape juice has can help to reduce the toxins and free radicals in your body that contribute to depression. 746 more words

Pharma-funded Consultants Explain Military Suicides--and It's Not the Drugs

Posted by Martha Rosenberg
Source: Alternet
March 10, 2014
Thanks to J. 

It took academic, government and military researchers five years to say they don’t really know what is causing military suicides but whatever it is–it isn’t the psychoactive drugs they are prescribing and pushing. 542 more words


Trying To Overcome Depression? Read These Tips!

TIP! Battle your depression head on. If you’re thinking a negative thought about yourself, think about if you’d ever think that about someone else.

Depression is not healthy. 1,130 more words

What I want you to know about depression

Being depressed isn’t a character flaw. It’s a real disease of the mind and due to a chemical imbalance in the brain.

It’s not something that can you just snap out of. 271 more words