Children and psych drugs—a critique

Nothing new here in this piece from the Patriot Ledger by Jacob Azerrad, but it's a nice song to the choir against the medicalization of normal child behavior. In a 2007 “60 Minutes” episode, Katie Couric focused on the short life of 4-year-old Rebecca Riley of Hull. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 3, she... Continue Reading →

Lazy woman’s post—On Borderline Personality Disorder

There is a fairly well done piece in Time magazine that I read yesterday on Borderline Personality Disorder. I thought about posting about it but wasn't up to the analysis. Now a commenter Andy Alt has left a comment mentioning it so I will post his comment and my response to his comment. Thank you... Continue Reading →

Let me be an instrument of peace

My favorite prayer set to music by Sara McLachlan. Perhaps my upbringing in Catholicism was just so that I would learn this prayer. The prayer of St. Francis Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where... Continue Reading →

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