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When You Feel Lonely

December 5, 2012

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For those who have become isolated in the culture of “mental illness” there can often be an overwhelming sense of aloneness. Part of that, I think, comes from the strategy of isolation that comes from toxic or dysfunctional family backgrounds where it is learned that to share our “self” is not necessarily a safe thing […]

Psychiatric drug withdrawal and protracted withdrawal syndrome round-up – Beyond Meds

December 4, 2012

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Via Beyond Meds…. Other than those who’ve directly experienced protracted withdrawal or those who have lived with those who have experienced it, it simply remains�under appreciated�and therefore under treated and under recognized even, as I said, among critics of psychiatry. It’s rather horrifying for those of us who find ourselves struck by such illness. While […]