From the American Journal of Psychiatry we have another study supporting childhood trauma, and not just sexual trauma as reported the other day as being causative in schizophrenia. Here is an excerpt: Recently, researchers have found a range of adverse events in childhood to be significant risk factors for developing psychotic symptoms and/or being diagnosed... Continue Reading →
The mental health professional and the patient (wrapped into one)
**there is now a page with a collection of posts on: About having been both a mental health professional and a psych patient
For Tracking the American Epidemic of Mental Illness – Part IV, by Evelyn Pringle Redirect: go here.
The fairest thing we can experience is the mysterious
The fairest thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science. He who knows it not and can no longer wonder, no longer feel amazement, is as good as dead, a snuffed-out candle. It was the experience of mystery—even if mixed... Continue Reading →