treatments

The past, present and future of psychiatric diagnosis and beliefs about treatment in every culture and pocket of society.

Alex Goulda year ago
Blurred Lines
As someone whose OCD has been in remission for two years, I've got a fair share of knowledge about the disorder. The psychologist treating me made sure that I knew exactly what was happening at every ...
T sa year ago
Live Your Life Without a Script
Everyday someone is being pressured into using antipsychotic medication for their mental health issues, that they may or may not have. What if I was to tell you that there is a better solution to your...
SR Jamesa year ago
Psychologists Are the Biggest Narcissists of Them All
Have you ever been to see a psychologist, maybe because your doctor referred you or you just thought you could do with talking a problem over? Have you ever disagreed with them about something? Then y...
Alice Mingueza year ago
True Horror Stories From the Psych Ward
Author's Note: The following letter was sent to me with the request that I post it publicly on behalf of the individual who wrote it. The letter-writer prefers to remain anonymous, so all potentially ...
The "Mental" Health Service
There are obviously many types of mental health people experience during their lifetime; Some short term and some longer term that may also need inpatient treatment of some kind at some point. In no w...
Danni Greera year ago
Treating Mental Health
If you or a loved one struggles with mental health issues of any kind, you're probably aware of the many barriers that stand in the way of treatment, diagnosis, and, sometimes, even safety. Particular...
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Madison a year ago
Going to the Hospital for a Mental Health Crisis
Living with a mental illness my entire life, I know the struggles one can face while trying to survive day-to-day life. And sometimes, it can become too much to handle. Anxiety can quickly spiral out ...
Jenifer Newburna year ago
When Dreams Don't Come
Dreams are important. While I meant that in a literal sense, I do agree it’s also probably not a bad idea to have hopes and goals and shit. But I am talking about the kind of dreams that process the d...
Syl Sabastiana year ago
The Tools of Change — Ch 3.1
I make a deliberate effort in conversations such as these to avoid Traditional Psychology. Even casual usage of the terms involved wherever possible. It is to avoid Perspective skew. Traditional Psych...
Azzyness Ea year ago
Mental Health and the NHS
This is a bit of a personal rant, I'll admit. I'm a National Health Service (NHS) patient. For those of you not in the UK, it is run by the government which was created to ensure that healthcare was a...
Joe Snaitha year ago
An Altered Sense of Reality; Schizophrenia
Throughout history many explanations have been offered to explain why people act in unnatural ways; from supernatural explanations such as possession by demons or gods to an imbalance of bodily fluids...
Outdated Treatments for Mental Illness That Are Still Legal Today
One of the most common horror movie tropes that has taken hold is the horror of old school psychiatric hospitals — and it's easy to see why. Up until recently, psychiatric hospitals were notorious for...
James Portersona year ago
Signs That You Need To Switch Therapists
As many people can tell you, getting therapy as a way to cope with mental illness, tough times, and trauma is a brilliant move. The right therapist can help you see problems in your relationships from...
What is the Real Cost of Therapy?
Everyone knows that therapy can be one of the best ways to grapple with mental health issues. In fact, one of the most common suggestions people have when they see someone suffering from mental illnes...