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Old 07-05-2008, 10:29 PM
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Default The Thud Experiment

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Interesting evidence to add to my belief that American psychiatry is mostly fake and used to make money. These people prey upon the fears of people and make them think it's their fault because they're freaks, they have a disorder, they're not sane.

"But don't worry, these drugs will make it better."



No, all they do is pacify you and tinker up in the attic. I took the damn things for a year and a half at least and they made no difference.
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Old 07-05-2008, 10:43 PM
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The only fallacy in assuming that the American psychiatry system is bad, is that that experiment was conducted decades ago, judging by the clothing style and the age of the researcher.

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Old 07-06-2008, 12:28 AM
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-shrugs- I've always thought american psychiatrists were poorly trained, not intentionally malicious. I mean, some people DO have severe disorders that need medicine. Schizophrenia, bipolar, etc, DO exist... But there's very few cases. And people who've never seen a real case mistake a slightly disturbed/weird person for someone with a major disorder.
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Old 07-06-2008, 03:13 AM
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I think there's nothing more helpful than another person listening and backing you up, or just giving you advice. So for that reason, they work as someone who can be trusted to keep things confidential. A release of everything if you don't have anyone else you can talk to, I guess.

But other than that, I believe that there are some cases where the drugs aren't needed. But there are plenty of cases where it is. Some of it is indeed due to problems with chemicals, and I know a few people who swear by the medicine.

And for that reason it works. Even if the pills are fake, as long as they do the job and make the persons life better, even if they think it's the pills when it's really them ... then they're doing their job.
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