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A Call to Arms. The future of psychiatry is at stake.

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  Psychiatry is fast approaching a death spiral which we as a society may not be able to recover from. In many residencies, psychotherapy is not even being taught. Many psychotherapists of all professions – psychiatric, psychologists, and social workers have been intimidated by specious…
suicide gene

Robin Williams' painful suicide. But the Autopsy is back.

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I have stayed away from speculations about Robin Williams' suicide. I don’t know what pushed him over and neither do you. The autopsy showed that he had not been drinking or using illegal drugs, but he was taking prescription drugs. And what were they? It is important to take note that two of these…
apmphetamine

Take the 'Fix' All the way to no Amphetamines

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There's a suprisingly good article in the New York Sunday Review - "A Natural Fix for A.D.H.D." , by Richard A. Friedman. The only difference I have with the author, is that he does not go far enough. He has it right and then he pays homage to amphtetamines. At the end, he says, "This will not eliminate…