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    Mental health TV shows - Saturday 30/9/2017 to Friday 6/10/2017

    Recorded coverage of the Liberal Democrats party conference in Bournemouth from Tuesday 19 September. At 53 minutes Stephen Tuthill with Aspergers makes a speech on mental health, and at 2 hours 43 minutes their health spokesman Norman Lamb speaks...
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    Mental health TV shows - Saturday 22/4/2017 to Friday 28/4/2017

    At the theatre; Ruby Wax tour - this series of events is a follow up to the best-selling book 'Sane New World', which helps us understand why we sabotage our sanity with our own thinking. The forum is an opportunity to engage in discussion with me to explore further the power of mindfulness...
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    This could be Carl Jung's century

    This could be Carl Jung's century | Andrew Samuels | Opinion | The Guardian
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    Do they call it the century of the brain?

    A common theme in my delusions has been sort of chemical warfare. They talk of drugs that can cure mental illness but what about developing drugs that cause mental illness. Just think they could be added to the water supply and bang you have an area, even full country full of schizophrenics...
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    There are no ‘schizophrenia genes’: here’s why

    Genetic theories of schizophrenia were popular in the early part of the 20th century. They were built on 19th century concepts of eugenics that assumed a “tainted” gene pool that underpinned insanity, idiocy, prostitution, alcoholism, epilepsy and all other forms of physical or psychological...
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    Lunacy, Crazy Indians and the Witch’s Hammer: Mental Health Care as Oppression

    Lunacy, Crazy Indians and the Witch’s Hammer: Mental Health Care as Oppression The past is in the present, if only we would notice it. When an Indian Health Service (IHS) provider affixes a label such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or bipolar disorder or posttraumatic...
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    Reversing The Edward Bernays Effect

    Reversing The Edward Bernays Effect - Waking Times : Waking Times Bernie Suarez, Guest Waking Times How to end a century of lies and mass mind manipulation ushered in by one man… America has been plagued by a powerful mind control tactic which was suggested, experimented with, and fully...
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    Eight things you should know about "mood stabilisers"

    “Mood-stabilizers” is a collective term for a group of drugs used in psychiatry to counteract mood-swings. Patients who experience alternating episodes of extreme elation and deep depression were originally said to be suffering from manic-depression, a relatively rare disorder afflicting about...
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    Pythagoras - Wikiquote Pythagoras stands at the fountainhead of our culture. The ideas he set in motion were, according to Daniel Boorstin, "among the most potent in modern history," resulting directly in many of the pillars upon which the modern world is built. In particular, the very...
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    Seven rays

    Seven rays - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The seven rays is an occult concept that has appeared in several religions and esoteric philosophies, since at least the 6th century BCE, of the Aryan peoples in both Western culture and in India. In the west, it can be seen in early western mystery...
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    Mental health TV - Sat 31/1/2015 - Fri 6/2/2015

    One to watch online; The Lunatic movie (1991). The story of a village madman, Aloysious, who has the amazing ability to talk to anything, including trees, cows and cricket balls. Portrayed from a Jamaican prospective with an acute eye for the authentic dialect of the land -...
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    Do Carbs Make You Crazy?

    Perhaps I should be more circumspect in my title. After all, there are several popular ideas out there - one that carbohydrates cause blood sugar spikes and crashes, leading to mood swings and general crankiness. The second is that sugar (that special fructosey form of carb) causes everything...
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    Mental health TV - Sat 21/6/2013 - Fri 27/6/2013

    Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Dundee Rep Ensemble presents - Woman In Mind By Alan Ayckbourn. Directed by Marilyn Imrie. The HOUSE at The REP. 13 - 28 June 2014 One review - The play is not only about an emotionally neglected middle-aged woman's descent into madness, but also the failure...
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    This could be Carl Jung's century

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/belief/2012/jan/25/carl-jung-century?CMP=twt_fd http://www.andrewsamuels.com/ website of the author of the Guardian article.
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    I have an interview !

    By the off chance I applied for a Holistic Therapy Job in a Health Spa not far from where I live, it's a grand old 17th century place, surrounded with pretty gardens & fountains. They've just called me and have invited me for an interview next week. :scared:
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    Article: What would Carl Jung make of 2011?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-13645959 Carl Gustav Jung died 50 years ago today. Alongside Sigmund Freud, he is arguably one of the two people of the 20th century who most shaped the way we think about who we are. But what would he make of the 21st century so far, asks Mark Vernon. qf.
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    Psychosis keeps up with the times

    http://mindhacks.com/2011/03/28/psychosis-keeps-up-with-the-times/ Delusions in conditions like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder have tracked social concerns over the 20th century, according to a wonderful study just published in the International Journal of Social Psychiatry. Psychologists...