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Re: Depression is a created illness and ...... Hanks

Posted by Ilene on October 23, 2003, at 0:04:17

In reply to Re: Depression is a created illness and ...... Penny, posted by Hanks on October 22, 2003, at 1:18:32

> Yes, Fighting depression without the aid of chemicals in a "Brave new World" will not be that fun. Doing so means we are simply losing our illusions which we hardly wish to. Our living environment makes us weak,vulnerable and quite deceptively we mask our debility by naming them as depression, generalized anxiety disorder....We have gone so far almost to the point that there is no return.

Illusions? Illusions of what? Masking what debility? I don't understand you,

> How many patients are still there in this board to find an expedient fix to their causes even after decades of experiments with different chemicals? If we can endure what drugs inflict upon us as loss of efficacy and ultimately relentless sufferings why can't we just try a drug free period to educate our brain to cope with what we call depression, anxiety, panic...?

Have entered drug-free period. Want to kill myself. What's your advice?

> Depression is a self limiting disease. If untreated it will resolve in six to nine months. Antidepressants can shorten this period and psychotherapy is equally effective. This is what I read as a basic theory of depression. How many of us have bothered with these basics?

Don't believe everything you read.

> "Stand a little out of my son" Was the answer Diogenes gave to Alexander the Great. We have been trained to answer "Stand a little close to me until sunset"
> There lies the difference.
> Hanks

A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain....





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