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Re: PEA arrived today

Posted by SLS on July 11, 2021, at 8:37:39

In reply to Re: PEA arrived today, posted by undopaminergic on July 10, 2021, at 5:46:31

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> > Does anyone else find the phrase "altered state of consciousness" to be an accurate characterization of their illness?
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> Yes, it *is* an altered state of consciousness, but I don't use the phrase, for whatever reason. I sometimes talk about "depressive thinking" or "it's the depression speaking".
> -undopaminergic

I would be curious to know how your doctor reacts to your using that term?

I think using the term "altered state of consciousness" is valuable. Number one, it's a fact. Number two, it brings non-sufferers closer to understanding how you experience life. It also demonstrates the autonomous nature of psychobiological brain disorders.

"Depression" is too generic a word to describe the phenomenology of what you and I suffer from. When describing the illnesses that we suffer from, "depression" - Major Depressive Disorder or Bipolar Depression - are disorders devoid of any attempt to categorize their etiologies.

- Scott

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

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.




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