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psychiatrists

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    Is Conversion Disorder a non-falsifiable theory?

    I have a list of debilitating and painful symptoms that have come on progressively over more than 30 years. Between them I would say they have ruined my life, as each form of purpose and pleasure I could get from life has been progressively wrecked by them. Career, any hope of a love-life, and...
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    Intense fear of rejection and not being liked

    I feel as if I have always had this, but it has gotten worse over the years because of growing desirability of being liked by everyone and this fear that someone will think me as anything other than perfect. I just want to be perfect and it's killing me. When someone looks at me, I'm scared I'm...
  3. Kerome

    Hundreds of psychiatrists are boycotting insurers

    Basically there are a lot of complaints by independent psychiatrists and psychotherapists that the way certain insurers are compensating treatments is putting standards of care at risk, and that is why those insurers are being boycotted. The problem is how the insurers are demanding that...
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    Spirituality Interest Group, Royal College of Psychiatrists

    Spirituality http://religionandpsychiatry.org/main/ Spirituality Interest Group, Royal College of Psychiatrists - Colegio Britanico de Psiquiatras - YouTube
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    Unethical Psychiatrists Misrepresent What is Known About Schizophrenia

    Unethical Psychiatrists Misrepresent What is Known About Schizophrenia Unethical Psychiatrists Misrepresent What is Known About Schizophrenia "Prominent psychiatrists are stating that schizophrenia is a brain disease like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, or multiple sclerosis. These statements are...
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    Are people being treated right?

    Are people being treated right? - Punishing the Patient: How Psychiatrists Misunderstand and Mistreat Schizophrenia by Richard Gosden, PhD Scribe Publications, Melbourne, 2001 Punishing the Patient "Schizophrenia is the medical name for the most baffling form of mental disorder that...
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    Mental heath care is SHIT!!

    I have just been to see my mental health nurse who told me she wants me to get a diagnosis but she can't because she is only a mental health nurse and not a psychiatrist and because i am able to 'function' (get up, get myself ready and go to work) i can't see a psychiatrist which means NO...
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    Psychologists and Psychiatrists Approach Mental Health Differently

    Psychologists and Psychiatrists See Mental Health Differently In The News July 12, 2016 Psychiatrists and psychologists have traditionally taken distinct approaches toward mental health and, according to a new study, these differences may be here to stay. Researchers in the UK surveyed...
  9. Gajolene

    New Therapy? TMS ? Insight from those who have tried it please.

    Has anyone has this form of therapy and can give people an idea of what to expect in the way of sideeffects afterwards. Posting for a gentleman concerned for his wife and her chances of relapse into psychosis if she goes though with the psychiatrists request to undergo this therapy.
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    New Psychiatrist doesn't accept BPD diagnosis.

    I just got allocated to a new Psychiatrist after my previous one retired and he has told me I don't have a personality disorder. I told him I was diagnosed with BPD around 8 years ago when I was hospitalized in the USA. I had 2 different Psychiatrists assess me in America one of whom is the...
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    Are Some Psychiatrists Addicted to Deference?

    Are Some Psychiatrists Addicted to Deference? - Mad In America By Michael Cornwall, PhD Blogs May 2, 2012 One of the subtle but underlying factors that keep the great divide active between psychiatry's medical model of human emotional suffering, and the alternative paradigm that challenges...
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    Psychiatrists' understanding and use of psychological formulation: a qualitative exploration

    Psychiatrists' understanding and use of psychological formulation: a qualitative exploration Psychiatrists' understanding and use of psychological formulation: a qualitative exploration | BJPsych Bulletin Abstract Aims and method To establish an initial conceptualisation of how psychiatrists...
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    Why French kids don't have ADHD

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/suffer-the-children/201203/why-french-kids-dont-have-adhd In the United States, at least 9 percent of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for...
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    Self Hatred & Being Kind To Yourself

    Ive got the advice of "you need to be kind to yourself" a lot in the past by psychiatrists and psychologists. Has anyone ever manged to actually be kind to themselves? I'm full of such self hatred I just want to drive myself into an early grave through self destruction. Ive really no idea how...
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    Talking to imaginary people caused by anxiety disorder

    For 37 years I have had a sometimes uncontrollable compulsion to talk silently and often out loud to imaginary people. I have been to psychiatrists and have been diagnosed with multiple anxiety disorders -- panic disorder with agoraphobia, obsessive worrying, social anxiety, OCD, as well as...
  16. amathus

    Stigmatizing Borderline Personality Disorder....

    “Stigma is very common in BPD — not only by the general public, but even among mental health clinicians, who feel they have to create distance to protect themselves,” Aviram told Psychiatry Advisor. Distancing may “inadvertently contribute to the patient's self-injury and early withdrawal from...
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    Psychological formulation and psychosocial assessment may provide a way forward to a “new psychiatry”

    Psychological formulation and psychosocial assessment may provide a way forward to a “new psychiatry” For the Critical Psychiatry blog, Duncan Double writes that psychological formulation and psychosocial assessment may provide a way forward to a “new psychiatry” that moves on from modern...
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    In praise of defiance

    Labelling someone crazy and difficult is a way to resist justice and change – and psychiatrists are complicit - https://aeon.co/essays/we-should-listen-to-the-defiant-not-diagnose-and-medicate-them
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    Psychiatrists poisoning patients

    Hi all, I'm realising better and better what a farse this whole game is. Pdocs are just up to one thing, they identify the odd ones out and then they try to give meds to see if we become "normal" like all the others and if it doesn't work then they up the dosage until we either kill ourself so...
  20. S

    Need advice. Self harm and pregnancy

    I am 27 years old and just found out I am pregnant. I have been a severe self harmer since I was 12, I have been forcefully admitted and had to have large operations on numerous occasions to correct the damage I have done to myself. Recently I took and overdose whilst I was pregnant but before I...
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