From the New York Times February 22, 2022. The ‘Nation’s Psychiatrist’ Takes Stock, With FrustrationIn a new book, Thomas Insel, who led research into psychiatric disease for 13 years, says that advances in neuroscience have yet to benefit patients. Credit…Carolyn Fong for The New York TimesEllen BarryBy Ellen BarryFeb. 22, 2022 A new book byContinue reading “Absolute failings of the United States mental health system…”
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It is frustrating that there are many years’-worth of clinical experience which show that OPEN DIALOGUE (a Finnish, technique which is very helpful in treating psychosis) helps clients become significantly more functional without the use of, adverse-effects-laden antipsychotic medications. Much more quantitative research is needed in order to prove the effectiveness of OPEN DIALOGUE, but the potential value that this technique brings is very encouraging in this era of polypharmacy. All chronic diseases, especially in mental health, exist in part, outside of the client’s/patient’s body. These diseases, in part, exist in a person’s genetics, nutrition, childhood/upbringing, traumas, supportive environments, as well as their relationships, and their connections. These life events inform a person’s understandings, thoughts, beliefs, and eventually, their behaviors and actions.
https://youtu.be/aBjIvnRFja4 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30332925/ Charles Tadros, M.D. May 18, 2022 Saint Louis, Missouri
SO MUCH OF MENTAL ILLNESS IS A REACTION TO, OR A RESPONSE TO (an answer to?), NEGATIVE EXPERIENCES IN OUR LIVES. THIS MENTAL ILLNESS, A FORM OF DYSFUNCTION, WAS NEEDED/ CREATED IN ORDER TO SURVIVE, AND MAKE SENSE OF THOSE NEGATIVE EXPERIENCES.
If you are reading this blog, then you are a survivor. You are still here. The mental illness, this dysfunction, has allowed you to get to the, “here and now”, but no longer serves its purpose of helping you survive, helping you make sense of a previously difficult condition or terrible situation. This mental illnessContinue reading “SO MUCH OF MENTAL ILLNESS IS A REACTION TO, OR A RESPONSE TO (an answer to?), NEGATIVE EXPERIENCES IN OUR LIVES. THIS MENTAL ILLNESS, A FORM OF DYSFUNCTION, WAS NEEDED/ CREATED IN ORDER TO SURVIVE, AND MAKE SENSE OF THOSE NEGATIVE EXPERIENCES.”
ALL FORMS OF ADDICTION AND MENTAL ILLNESS LEAVE AN INDELIBLE MARK THAT CAN DISABLE US AS WELL AS ENRICH OUR LIVES AND ENRICH THE LIVES OF OTHERS.
You may just become a good EGG ( Empathic, Grateful, and develop Grit). Charles Tadros M.D. April 20, 2021 St Louis, Missouri