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The (r)Evolution in Mental Healthcare: Brazil-Style

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 (Discount available for November 4-11 Brazil Trip–see below) There is currently an epidemic of mental health disorders in the U.S. One in five Americans is estimated to be taking one or more prescribed psychiatric medications, despite their many side effects.

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Posted in alternatives to psych meds, Bipolar, Depression, diagnosis, Energy, Healing Touch, Integrative, medication, mental health, Psychiatry, psychosis, psychotherapy, Spiritism, Spiritual Healing, spirituality

Guest Blog: Kelly Brogan, MD

An Open Letter to the Spiritual Community About Psychiatry By Kelly Brogan, MD  There’s life with the experience of mental illness and then there’s life as a mental patient. I’ve been told that both entail a large serving of unfathomable suffering.

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Pharmaceuticals & The Sedated Society

‘The Sedated Society: The Causes and Harms of our Psychiatric Prescribing Epidemic‘ (Palgrave Macmillan 2017). Edited by Dr James Davies (co-founder of Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry in UK), the book contains chapter contributions from a team of global experts, including

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Posted in Depression, drugs, health, medication, mental health, Psychiatry, research, Uncategorized

What’s the Harm in Taking an Antidepressant?

Theatre Faces

By Kelly Brogan, MD, ABIHM We know that all drugs have side effects. That’s just part of the deal right? But is it really possible that an antidepressant can cause a sane person to act like a cold-blooded criminal? I imagined

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Spiritist Psychiatric Hospitals in Brazil

Spiritist Psychiatric Hospitals in Brazil  “If the spirit is not acknowledged as existing and real, psychiatrists will only pay attention to effect. They will be impeded from divining the root causes and will never cure effectively… New theories—with solid experimental

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Posted in alternatives to psych meds, Anxiety, Depression, diagnosis, drugs, health, Integrative, medication, Meditation, mental health, Psychiatry, Spiritual Healing, spirituality
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