Tag Archives: mental health

Living with driving related PTSD

“Americans take an average of four car trips every day—that’s more than 1,400 per year. It’s no wonder that the chance of dying while inside a moving vehicle is about 1 in 6,700. Car crashes are the leading cause of … Continue reading

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Throwing multitudes of prescription drugs at people is not good mental health care

Throwing multitudes of prescription drugs at people is not good mental health care From my own experience, I suggest fresh air, sunshine, exercise, and avoiding stress for better mental and physical health. Two stories got my attention recently, because both … Continue reading

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Video Game Addiction, Virtual Reality, and Violence

It should be obvious to anyone that whatever we spend our time doing and thinking about in the present will influence what we will be doing and thinking about in the future, and will eventually determine what sort of person we will become. We cannot spend our time doing and thinking filthy things in the virtual world without having this cause us to do and think filthy things in the real world…. Continue reading

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Rethinking School Lockdowns

Many people are beginning to rethink the policy of locking down schools and frightening kids and their parents, especially when schools are locking down for no good reason… Continue reading

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The DSM – Psychology and Psychiatry’s Subjective Sinking Ship

“Unlike our definitions of ischemic heart disease, lymphoma, or AIDS, the DSM diagnoses are based on a consensus about clusters of clinical symptoms, not any objective laboratory measure. In the rest of medicine, this would be equivalent to creating diagnostic systems based on the nature of chest pain or the quality of fever. Indeed, symptom-based diagnosis, once common in other areas of medicine, has been largely replaced in the past half century as we have understood that symptoms alone rarely indicate the best choice of treatment.” Continue reading

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The seven deadly sins

The Contrary Virtues were derived from the Psychomachia (“Battle for the Soul”), an epic poem written by Prudentius (c. 410). Practicing these virtues is alledged to protect one against temptation toward the Seven Deadly Sins: humility against pride, kindness against envy, abstinence against gluttony, chastity against lust, patience against anger, liberality against greed, and diligence against sloth. Continue reading

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Those against the regime must be mentally ill, and disarmed?

Those against the regime must be mentally ill, and disarmed? “Socialist ideology is focused on the establishment of the ideal society, where all are equal and all will be happy, and thus, those who are against it must be mad.” … Continue reading

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