Nightshade plant allergies and me, following a brief update

Included at the end of the post is a recipe. I have not written anything in many days. Nothing original, that is, besides the little commentary I make on news items. I'm not sure I'm up to it now but I'm going to see as I do have a subject in mind. I've not written... Continue Reading →

Childhood trauma and psychosis

Great academic article from 2008 that very credibly disputes the biomedical model of psychiatry. This is just a small excerpt: From Journal of Post Graduate Medicine: A recent review of the North American psychiatric literature over the past 40 years concluded that potential social causes of psychosis, including schizophrenia, have been neglected in favor of... Continue Reading →

Benzodiazepine withdrawal and basic information page: Xanax, Klonopin, Valium, Ativan, Clonazepam, Lorazepam, Alprazolam, Diazepam–to name the most commonly used

I thought I would put a page together on benzo information and benzo withdrawal in particular since I have more collected info about this class of drug than the other 5 classes of psychotropic meds I've withdrawn from. Basically benzos and now antidepressant drugs are the two classes of drugs for which there is really quite a lot of info on the web regarding withdrawal. It's still mostly anecdotal and not studied, but it's been recognized much longer that there are severe problems with withdrawing from these two class of drugs so it's easier to collect information regarding such. So here is what has become a rather extensive collection of articles and stories that deal with just benzos.

Quote of the day

I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. ~John Muir

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