Bipolar diagnoses in foster children rise, informed consent becomes a bygone

Informed consent has never existed in any meaningful way in psychiatry. This headline pretends that it has. None the less, what is happening to our most vulnerable children is a travesty and it's unprecedented. From the Chicago Tribune: Powerful mood-altering drugs were prescribed to hundreds of Illinois foster children without the required consent of state... Continue Reading →

More on madness and spirituality

A bunch of links to book excerpts by Maureen B. Roberts. PhD. She is a Jungian therapist who values the spiritual dimensions of what is so often labeled mental illness. She also supports nutritional and dietary support for care of our delicate systems. Schizophrenia: Your Questions Answered Soul in Crisis: A Vision for New Directions... Continue Reading →

The Road Not Taken

The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one Traveller, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim,... Continue Reading →

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