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Depression: It’s Not Your Serotonin

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Google 'dopamine myth schizophrenia'

The entire 'chemical imbalance' theories were on very shaky ground to begin with.

The chemical imbalance myth: by Chris Kresser

“A theory that is wrong is considered preferable to admitting our ignorance.” – Elliot Vallenstein, Ph.D.

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This information has been known for decades - is it changing anything? i have a friend who is adamant that he has a brain chemical imbalance - it's very popular to think that.
 
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A Response to the Hyper-focus on Brain-based Research and

http://psychintegrity.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/White-Paper-Brain-Scan-Research.pdf

"One final important component of such a system that needs to be mentioned is that of prevention—identifying and eliminating the seeds of potential psychological distress. Considering that factors such as poverty, inequality, family disharmony, and various forms of social discrimination lie right at the root of so much of those distressing conditions that are called “mental illness,” this forces us to acknowledge that if we really want to address “mental illness,” then we really need to work together as a society and explore how we can address these broader social problems. This is no easy task, for sure, but if we honestly want to ask the question, “What causes ‘mental illness’ and how do we best ‘treat’ it,” then we need to be willing to look honestly at the research and accept the answers that emerge."
 
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