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  1. Acadia

    What is Religion?

    Okay, this is a spin-off from the thread "What is Evil?" since, that is what I and others ended up talking about there. Anyone who is interested, please join in. :) I guess I'll start with the definition of the word "religion." Religion noun re·li·gion \ri-ˈli-jən\ Simple Definition of...
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    What would you do?

    Hey everyone, Just curious, what would you do if you were in the same situation? I had a boyfriend, he's now my ex. We dated off and on for 2 years and 1 year straight, 3 years in total. And he wants to live with his online friend he has known for 2 years. The online friend is male. The...
  3. cpuusage

    Jesus in the Talmud

    Doing my bit to stop the barrage of new age beliefs - Now that Jews and Christians are starting to warm up to each other in an official sense some important questions need to be addressed: What was actually written in the Talmud about Jesus? Why would someone want to censor it? What is the...
  4. pepecat

    Documentary about BPD event.

    This post has been approved by the admin / mods Dear all, This is Max, the guy making a documentary on BPD, seen on this thread: http://www.mentalhealthforum.net/forum/thread104794.html Request for potential participants for a documentary on BPD. I have a quick update. I am happy to let you...
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    Exeter The Bridge Collective Unit 4 King Street Business Centre 7 – 9 King Street Exeter EX1 1BQ 01392 433358 [email protected] A democratic community where people who have experiences, beliefs, and feelings that have sometimes been labelled as mental illness are welcomed and...
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    Borderline Personality Disorder: New Perspectives on a Stigmatizing and Overused Diagnosis

    Borderline Personality Disorder: New Perspectives on a Stigmatizing and Overused Diagnosis In this post, Jacqueline Gunn and Brent Potter present their recent book Borderline Personality Disorder: New Perspectives on a Stigmatizing and Overused Diagnosis (Praeger Publishers Inc). Dr Gunn is a...
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    Why should anyone else matter to me?

    Since we are only in our own minds and not in the minds of others, then this means that we can only experience our own pleasure and suffering in life. We cannot experience the pleasure and suffering of others. Therefore, why should anyone else from our own perspectives matter and why should...
  8. W

    Looking on the bright side of being mentally ill

    I have a lot of free time, I am not forced to associate with excessively negative people, I can do what I like (within reason), I don't have the stress of attachments, like lots of possessions, or having to work or paying attention to a partner. I can interpret the world with varying...
  9. cpuusage

    Aboriginal psychotherapy perspectives

    Aboriginal Psychotherapy - YouTube Published on 17 Nov 2012 Shirley Turcotte discusses the need for Aboriginal Psychotherapy perspectives in collaboration with Focusing Oriented Therapy when working with complex trauma Generational pain
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    Psychology Book Recommendations (Casual Reading)

    I'm not sure if this thread topic is done here. I was wondering if anyone has read a good book on discourse or psychological issues that isn't dry and is at least somewhat positive. I'm trying to develop a mindset that balances both psychiatric perspectives and psychological theories that are...
  11. cpuusage

    Why is everything largely blamed on the individual/their biology? (without proof/evidence)

    Why is everything largely blamed on the individual/their biology? (without proof/evidence) Is it easier to just blame the individual & blame everything on their biology, so nothing else needs to be looked at? Everything else can then be ignored & denied. What of psychological & emotional...
  12. Rambuie Perspecador

    Some thinking on Stigma - Canadian perspectives (video)

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    Spiritual, psychic, religious and other alternative perspectives

    This is a new sub category (19 January 2009) aimed at people who would like to discuss spiritual, psychic, religious and other alternative perspectives. For instance: Astral Projection: Out-of-Body, Remote Viewing, WitchRiding, Bi-located. Bad Spiritual Good Spiritual Human or Alien...