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Re: SSRI effectiveness hello123

Posted by SLS on May 30, 2015, at 9:06:07

In reply to Re: SSRI effectiveness, posted by hello123 on May 30, 2015, at 4:26:53


> and im starting to think my thoroughly pessimistic view on mental health treatment doesnt fit in with the general thinking of users on this site.

Opinions ebb and flow on this website regarding psychiatry and the treatments it offers. You are definitely not alone in your perceptions and conclusions. Even if you were alone, you might be the only one who understands the reality of psychiatry and pharmaceutical companies. It would be a shame to lose you. Remember, though, that it is likely that the majority of people who respond well to psychiatric treatment are never in need of more information and support. They just don't come here. They have no reason to. Thus, the overwhelming majority of people posting on Psycho-Babble might represent a minority of the patient population. We probably see a very skewed representation of the mentally ill.

As for me, I am pessimistic about my own future with bipolar disorder - chronic depressive type. But that doesn't mean that I can project my singular experience to the majority. Psychiatric treatments are inadequate because they don't get everyone completely healthy and without side effects. I am very optimistic about the direction neuropsychiatric research is headed. Unfortunately, it is likely that I won't be the beneficiary of future understandings. I have been on both sides of the fence. I have seen psyhiatric treatments evolve as both a patient as well as having close relationships with researchers in the field. I tend not to be cynical because of this. In this way, I have been fortunate.

- Scott

Some see things as they are and ask why.
I dream of things that never were and ask why not.

- George Bernard Shaw




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