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Anxiety, Chemical Imbalance can be fatal

I have just started blogging and have been reading a few posts this evening.  The ones that I can relate to most are the stories about anxiety.   692 more words

The Myth of the Chemical Imbalance in Your Brain

Every year or two, one sees in the media somewhere headlines akin to this:

“Scientists on the verge of confirming brain chemical imbalance causing depression!”   412 more words

Chemical Stew

Last evening I started feeling a little “flakey” or “off”. These are the terms I often use to describe when I feel a little antsy or anxious. 720 more words



paranoia, the baseless fear that there is an evil plot against you; that people you see pass by your house are spies who are part of the conspiracy. 260 more words

The Soul

Is Your Head Harming Your Health?

Mental health issues are terrible. Thankfully, they’re now recognized by health professionals as chemical imbalances. As such, treatment and general approaches have changed in significant ways. 491 more words


The Myth of the Chemical Imbalance...

“I don’t believe I have ever heard a knowledgeable, well-trained psychiatrist make such a preposterous claim , except perhaps to mock it…In truth, the ‘chemical imbalance’ notion was always a kind of urban legend—never a theory seriously propounded by well-informed psychiatrists.” –Ronald W. 32 more words


Psychological Symptoms As A Sign Of Health

Dave: I have mentioned one of my fundamental assumptions more than once: Everything we consider psychopathology is grounded in interpersonal experience, until proven otherwise. In my work as a Family Systems Psychiatrist this is the mindset I start with in all clinical situations. 632 more words