Psychiatric Drug Facts via :

“Most psychiatric drugs can cause withdrawal reactions, sometimes including life-threatening emotional and physical withdrawal problems… Withdrawal from psychiatric drugs should be done carefully under experienced clinical supervision.” Dr. Peter Breggin

Mar 2, 2013

The Unquiet Mind

DSM-1, 1952: 106 disorders

DSM-II , 1968: 185 disorders

DSM-III, 1980: 265 disorders

DSM-IV, 1994: 357 disorders
and whether it be a cause or an effect, a disease or symptom, let donatus altomarus and slvianus decide; i will not contend about it. - robert burton, anatomy of melancholy, 1621

via TED Radio Hour:

"People need depth, and depth means the possibility of unhappiness and frustration and sometimes torment — though hopefully not madness." — Oliver Sacks

We've all had that moment. The moment where you might see or hear something and you wonder: Am I going crazy? In this hour, TED speakers share their experiences straddling that line between madness and sanity — and question if we're all in the gray area between the two.

Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Unquiet Mind

Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Unquiet Mind.

Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Unquiet Mind.

Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Unquiet Mind.

hat tip: Harold Hopkins @hoppy212ny

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