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No one should be given shock treatment

by Peter R. Bregging M.D.

After one or more ECTs, the brain-damaged individual becomes too docile and confused to protest or resist. Therefore family members, concerned individuals, advocates, or attorneys must intervene to prevent more extensive injury. No harm will come from stopping shock treatment, but increasing harm will inevitably
occur from increasing numbers of ECTs.

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ECT: Dangerous on either side of the pond

byJohn Read, PhD, Sarah Hancock, MS, CRC, Sue Cunliffe, MBchB, RCPCH
April 5, 2021

There is no evidence that electroconvulsive therapy saves lives, and studies have found that it causes persistent or permanent memory loss in 12% to 55% of patients, with particularly high rates among women and older individuals.

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Chemical imbalance

by Depression and the Bible

Let it be clearly understood that the chemical imbalance theory is no more than a myth, created largely by drug companies who market antidepressant drugs as the cure for a non-existant, mythical imbalance.

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Psychiatric drugs for children and youth, a disaster

by Peter R. Breggin M.D.

The brains of children and young adults are still growing, and all psychiatric drugs are neurotoxins that interfere with the normal maturation of the brain. We have no drugs to improve the functioning of the brain, only ways to harm it.

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The hazards of Psychiatric diagnosis

by Dr. Peter Breggin

Psychiatric diagnoses seem to give us important information about ourselves and our emotional ills. In reality, psychiatric diagnosing is a kind of spiritual profiling that can destroy lives.

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Psychiatry gone astray

by Dr David Healy
January 21, 2014

Our citizens would be far better off if we removed all the psychotropic drugs from the market, as doctors are unable to handle them. It is inescapable that their availability creates more harm than good.

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Electroshock as head injury

by Linda Andre

Electroshock, variously known as electroconvulsive therapy, ECT, shock treatment, or simply shock, is the practice of applying 70 to 150 volts of household electric current to the human brain in order to produce a grand mal, or generalized, seizure.

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Mindfulness for children: Buddhism for tots

by Marcia Montenegro
January 20, 2012

The article ‘It’s All In Your Mind‘ refers to mindfulness as ‘based in the philosophy of Buddhism’ and quickly adds, ‘But it’s not religion’ and ‘there are no spiritual overtones.’ However, the very concept and practice of mindfulness is religious; mindfulness is the 7th step in the Buddhist Noble Eight-fold Path.

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Inner healing and visualization

by Southern View Chapel

One of the increasingly popular methods of dealing with problems today is Inner Healing (also known as healing of memories, or healing for damaged emotions) through the use of visualization.

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Psychology and the Evangelical Church

by McMahon, T.A.

Nothing in the history of the modern church has induced believers to abandon their faith in the sufficiency of God’s Word like the pseudo-science of psychological counseling. Most evangelicals are convinced that psychotherapy is scientific and is necessary to supply what is lacking in the Bible regarding man’s mental, emotional, and behavioral needs.

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