Tag Archives: psychiatry

A critique of genetic research on schizophrenia – expensive castles in the air

In the light of the much trumpeted claims that recent research has identified genes for schizophrenia, it is important to review the track record of this type of endeavour (1). Despite thousands of studies costing millions of dollars, and endless predictions that the genetics of schizophrenia would shortly be revealed, the field has so far failed to identify any genes that substantially increase the risk of developing schizophrenia. Continue reading

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~The Five Deaths~

[*Taken from draft concepts, that became the 2nd book in the “Death Impending” series] ~The Five Deaths~ There are five (5) stages of knowing about death, which I cover in greater detail elsewhere. I will review them concisely here. In … Continue reading

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Facing The 44th Foreshadowing: A Warning of Death In Your Life

“Tasks not engaged by 44th, in stone remain, from there, henceforth”

IF THE FAMILY issues, that inevitably arise between parent and offspring, are not mended by the 44th year of the first born child; then they very likely never will be. Continue reading

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SomCa: Insomnia Pod

“If an episode entry inspired you to feel at all, even if we disagree. If you find you are grateful, in this moment, to be alive. If you are awake with me. Or if you are alone, with me. Consider … Continue reading

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Missing Person Profiling: The Private Contractor Perspective

Missing Person Profiling: Location, Repatriation, and Assistance Of – The Private Contractor Perspective This year’s conference topic, following the lead of the Federal Police (AFP) and national missing person co-ordination centre (NMPCC), is “Follow Your Instincts” (i). There are five … Continue reading

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Malpractice & Abuse In Psychiatry (Reply: Early Onset Bipolar Medical Briefing)

Arguably, among the biggest names in Bi-Polar Disorder (BiPD) research came together this year, for the 2014 “8th Annual Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation” medical briefing to discuss early-onset BiPD. (1) . They toted great success and, though admit much … Continue reading

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I Do Not Believe In Ebola

Ebola is in Australia! Turn out the lights and call the cops! And yet in June of 2014 in Liberia, Africa, “I don’t believe in Ebola” was not only a common view, even among many medical professionals; it was the … Continue reading

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Xanax & Valium No Longer To Be Sold In Australia

Popular brand benzodiazapine sedatives Xanax and Valium are no longer going to be sold in Australia, according to recent reports from the Australian Medical Association (AMA). After the new scheduling of alprozalam (Xanax) to a class eight substance (S8), sharing … Continue reading

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Games Aren’t For Kids

I’ve been called in for a stagnant MiP watch at an internet cafe. Could be worse. I haven’t had a night alert in my district in ages. There is an A-05 adjunct [REDACTED] /7. But until it is staffed, looks … Continue reading

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~ Strategies for the End of the Journey ~ [EV-I]

When God closes a door, he opens a window. True enough, if there are gays who can marry in your city; outside may be a plague of spiders or a tsunami  – but this piece isn’t about the immutable external … Continue reading

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~ Escape Velocity ~ [EV II]

If only we could all afford psychotherapy all the time, we would all be better off. Luckily, if you have a recognised condition and live in a first world country with a universal healthcare system, you can likely get a … Continue reading

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The Silver Star of Sanction

Now, I wasn’t there. But when I hear things like “allied forces taking fire” from “insurgents“, while “allied forces” are in a chopper or gunship in a country we don’t boarder, and when “insurgents” seems too often to mean “displaced … Continue reading

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THE CRUX – Medication Quick Review

How Do I Choose a Medication – The Crux Medications are treatment assistants; they are not treatments. They are shield generators, helpful because humans are biologically wired toward the depressive emotions. This is an evolutionarily weighted preference priority. Poor cognition … Continue reading

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Some Navigation in the Drug World

There is a study to prove everything. Even the large respected “unbiased” publications in places like “Lancet” or “New England J”, or “Nature” include unpublished, non-peer reviewed, drug company trials at times. This is despite listing “no disclosures” prominently in … Continue reading

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The Drugs. The Strategies.

If you are not trained in cognitive techniques and meditation, let it be suggested that this is essential. Whether you are currently well or your function is disrupted; this is necessary. Or else all your opponents will have an advantage. … Continue reading

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Medication Treatment Tricks to Know

Here are are the bullet point-sek tips and tricks you may not know, and your doctor wouldn’t have time to tell you. Firstly, you want a long half life. In your meds. You want a long full life, but the … Continue reading

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