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Everyone is Mentally ill – a brief history of psychology

http://fromthetrenchesworldreport.com/everyone-is-mentally-i...

Only zombies devoid of emotion are "healthy." Those odd interviews getting so much discussion? Those are "the new normal." Better learn to play along.

"2) Normal grief will become Major Depressive Disorder, thus medicalizing and trivializing our expectable and necessary emotional reactions to the loss of a loved one and substituting pills and superficial medical rituals for the deep consolations of family, friends, religion, and the resiliency that comes with time and the acceptance of the limitations of life."

And if you think it is only being sad that is a problem, you are wrong. Can't be passionate about anything, it is just sick and wrong:

"5) DSM-5 has created a slippery slope by introducing the concept of Behavioral Addictions that eventually can spread to make a mental disorder of everything we like to do a lot. Watch out for careless over diagnosis of Internet and sex addiction and the development of lucrative treatment programs to exploit these new markets."

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Mental Illness is a Myth

I highly recommend DPers to watch this youtube discussion with libertarian Dr. Thomas Szasz on the Non-Existence of the Mental Illnesses and on the Function of Psychiatry.

Part 1
"Does Mental Illness Exist?":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Riet8REzsQ

Part 2
"The Function of Psychiatry":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tY78qJNLoQ0

Part 3
"The Role of the State":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6xt-WO_TaQ

"Air is the very substance of our freedom, the substance of superhuman joy....aerial joy is freedom."--Gaston Bachelard--

Brian Doherty's Favorite Obscure Libertarian: Thomas Szasz

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2spcHW4wIE

"Air is the very substance of our freedom, the substance of superhuman joy....aerial joy is freedom."--Gaston Bachelard--

Mental health is itself a relatavistic term.

Only Jesus Christ can be said to have the perfect mental health. All other minds have varying degrees of deficiency relative to his mind. Mental health "professionals will indeed have their set of "parameters" to define who is mentally healthy and who is not. But again only one man has ever had perfect mental health and he gives clarity of mind and cognition to those who humbly look to him for wisdom and understanding. It is the grace of God to accept one another and forbear with one another because of our human frailty, and the tenderness and patience of God manifested through his son Jesus. No one can or should boast of his mental superiority, because that is just plain arrogance and pride which itself is an act of mental and personal deficiency. Knowledge puffs up , but love edifies .Peace to those who pursue it.

With all due respect, I will no longer be a voting prostitute for Constitution rejecting harlots.

He's the craziest of all...

thought he was Jesus Christ...
;)

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

Onion news had a funny clip on a disorder that made people

too happy. It was hilarious.

Christians should not be warmongers! http://www.lewrockwell.com/vance/vance87.html

Once again, Onion News is not just humor

but absolutely correct in their analysis..In 1992, HAPPINESS was literally proposed as a MENTAL DISORDER (Major Affective Disorder)... You just can't make this stuff up.

Happiness as a mental disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1376114/pdf/jmed...

Authors Abstract

It is proposed that happiness be classified as a psychiatric
disorder and be included in future editions of the major
diagnostic manuals under the new name: major affective
disorder, pleasant type
. In a review of the relevant
literature it is shown that happiness is statistically
abnormal, consists of a discrete cluster of symptoms, is
associated with a range of cognitive abnormalities, and
probably reflects the abnormal functioning of the central
nervous system. One possible objection to this proposal
remains - that happiness is not negatively valued.
However, this objection is dismissed as scientifically
irrelevant.

De criminalize Liberty!

There is no defense against a mental illness label.

Because every word of defense is regarded as mental illness.

You are in deep denial...

and pretending you are not crazy will only make this worse. Now take your pill, or we will have to resort to electroshock therapy.

Angry about this? Mmmmmm..... Refusing to follow instructions? Mmmmm..... very serious.... Oh, now you say you think Pharma is not the finest health care available? paranoid... You doubt the veracity of their research? delusional.... Oh, and you claim YOU used to work for Pharma.... Sure you did, honey.... Completely out of touch with reality...
There is no need to verify any of these OUTRAGEOUS claims, this one is clearly bat-shit crazy....
The above is not fiction.

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

None of what you have described is fiction.

I have seen it and the staff who run the psych ward act exactly as you describe.

:)

Me too.

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

Typical response

from a mentally ill individual.

How about a nice handful of pil--delicious M&Ms to "normalize" you, hm?

...

Well, I forget which hand had the pills, and which had the M&Ms...guess the day will be interesting for the both of us!

A signature used to be here!

My brohter calls m&m's -

Vitamin M's

With all due respect, I will no longer be a voting prostitute for Constitution rejecting harlots.