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Every year or two, one sees in the media somewhere headlines akin to this:

“Scientists on the verge of confirming brain chemical imbalance causing depression!”  

Or some such trite.  Or they will make the wording such that one thinks it is a done deal when, really, there never has been any confirmation or proof.  But by wording these headlines a certain way and making sure it comes from multiple sources, it becomes ‘TRUTH’ (but really nothing but an Urban Legend).

I’ll send you $100.00 if you send me hard evidence that there is scientific evidence of chemical imbalance causing depression.

Even the online magazine “Psychology Today” discounts the theory of Chemical Imbalance.

This quote from an article in the above magazine by Mark L Ruffalo:

Having practiced psychotherapy now for nearly a decade, I continue to be amazed by the number of patients who come in and claim to have a chemical imbalance in their brain. Not only is the chemical imbalance theory of mental disorder unsubstantiated by any empirical research, but it has also been widely and publicly refuted by a number of prominent psychiatrists, like Allen Frances and Ronald Pies above. In fact, I have found that the most militant proponents of the chemical imbalance idea to be nonpsychiatrists—like social workers and clinical psychologists—who cling to the theory as a way of validating their status as “health professionals.”

Psychology Today – Chemical Imbalance

My favourite line this article is this:

“The chemical imbalance theory offers something else, however, and that is the opportunity for the psychiatric patient to limit responsibility for his condition.”

If a person has some ‘condition’ that is ‘not their fault’, then it justifies all sorts of things.  Do drugs with impunity.  “I have a physical ailment that I have to take drugs for.”

Who promotes this sort of thing?  Who benefits from this?  This basic idea of “I’m not responsible.” allows people to be on drugs at the workplace costing a country like the US of A billions of wasted dollars. Between the money that goes into the pockets of Big Pharma and the inefficiency caused by so many people doing drugs, I think if the terrorists were smart, they would let American just destroy itself.  If these terrorists that the American government was so worried about would just finance broader application and use of drugs for depression and help finance marketing of the ‘Chemical Imbalance’  idea, then they(the terrorists) could just sit back and watch the country die.

Big Pharma is way more effective at destroying and terrorizing the USA than the Al Qaeda will ever be.

Is Psychiatry used as a terrorist tactic or tool for government control of populations?

An argument could easily be made for the above statement.  Many of earth’s governments, since before WW II have overtly used psychiatric torture techniques to control and incarcerate populations.

Here is a quote from one of psychiatry’s very own websites on how psychiatrists functioned at the behest of the Nazi government through the Second World War:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1828151/

“The professional status of psychiatrists did not place any obstacle to their participation in Nazi crimes, and many demonstrated a profound commitment to the atrocities. Psychiatrists were instrumental in instituting a system of identifying, notifying, transporting, and killing hundreds of thousands of mentally ill and “racially and cognitively compromised” individuals in settings ranging from centralized psychiatric hospitals to prisons and death camps. Their role was central and critical to the success of Nazi policy, plans, and principles.”

The above is not general public knowledge, you will not find this information promoted in mainstream media. Too much advertising money keeps media publications, online and elsewhere afloat – advertising money paid by the pharmaceutical industry which has a very high interest in seeing the continuance of the cult of psychiatry.

In this Wikipedia article one can see how psychiatry has often been used as a political tool in lieu of or preferably to bypass a legal system to incarcerate dissidents.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_abuse_of_psychiatry  “By adjusting the definitions of mental disorders to the residing governments preferences, they can then put someone away for a definite or indefinite period of time without legal recourse.  Using psychiatric torture techniques, such as ECT, drugs, a lobotomy or a leukotomy, they can essentially shut someone up forever.”

Talk to pretty much anyone in this ‘dumbed down America” and they will accept without question that these techniques have been oft used in the past in such places as Nazi Germany and the old Soviet Union.  There are a myriad of books and movies that show the history of these barbaric techniques being used in these places.  But these are stories of historical movies aren’t they?

Guess what? These horrific, terror tactics are still being used to this day.  In a small country like Canada with a population of 30+ million ECT is used 75,000 times per year.

A minimum of 200,000 people are FORCED into ECT treatment per year in the USA alone.  Yes, I said FORCED!  There never has been evidence of any benefit of this barbaric treatment.  To the contrary, there much to discredit ECT as very harmful and destructive.  It certainly would instil terror in me if I was forced to receive it.

So the next step here we have the “pot sorta calling the kettle black”.  The government of the US of A has been promoting its ‘War on Terrorism’ for the last 16 years.  (Since 9/11)

At the end of the Second World War, parts of the American government were somewhat enamoured of the torture techniques that Adolf Hitler had employed using his psychiatrists.  They certainly didn’t want all these wonderful years of research(and devastation) to go to waste.  So, many of these wonderful people(psychiatrists) were brought to the US of A to work for the CIA.

In the 1950s the CIA ran an operation called MK-Ultra – using LSD and other torture techniques, including ECT, for mind control experiments:

http://www.actionlyme.org/BRITISH_PSYCHIATRY.htm

“The Macy Foundation’s chief LSD executive, {{Harold Abramson, }} was a psychiatric researcher at Columbia University and at the eugenics center in Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, New York. It was Abramson who first “turned on” Frank Fremont-Smith. Abramson also gave LSD for the first time to British anthropologist Gregory Bateson, sometime husband of Margaret Mead. Then in 1959, Bateson gave LSD to Beat poet Alan Ginsburg at Stanford University, under controlled experimental conditions. Following this, Dr. Leo Hollister at Stanford gave LSD to mental patient turned author Ken Kesey and others, and thus it was said to have spread “out of the CIA’s realm.”

This is interesting as most people in the 60s had no idea at the time that this whole LSD thing originated with the CIA.  Some of my compatriots at the time thought Ken Kesey was a god.  Turns out he was just a crazy man.  Even the CIA knew that thee drugs did way more damage to the mind than good.

Here is a little blurb on what the CIA was trying to do in in 1950:

http://subversify.com/2011/05/13/hitler’s-mind-control-experiments-and-how-they-influenced-modern-propaganda/

“Project BLUEBIRD was approved by the director of the CIA on April 20, 1950. In a 1951 memo, [11] Bluebird states that practical research was to be conducted to include these specific problems:

•Can we create by post-H [hypnotic] control an action contrary to an individual’s basic moral principles
•Can we in a matter of an hour, two hours, one day, etc., induce an H condition in an unwilling subject to such an extent that he will perform an act for our benefit?
•Could we seize a subject and in the space of an hour or two by post-H control have him crash an airplane, wreck a train, etc.?
•Can we by H and SI [sleep inducing] techniques force a subject to travel long distances, commit specified acts and return to us or bring documents or materials?
•Can we guarantee total amnesia under any and all conditions?
•Can we “alter” a person’s personality?
•Can we devise a system for making unwilling subjects into willing agents and then transfer that control to untrained agency agents in the field by use of codes or identifying signs?
•How can sodium A or P or any other sleep inducing agent be best concealed in a normal item, such as candy, cigarettes, coffee, tea, beer, medicines? [12] NB 13, 14, BB 23″

Years later there were some lawsuits – these were made public – by the people that were subjected to some of the MK-ULTRA experiments. So, these things were carried on as experiments.

Makes one wonder doesn’t it – did the CIA or whatever government agency would do this – did they just get more secretive? Look at people like Sirhan Sirhan (shot Robert Kennedy) – if these experiments were even minutely successful, then it would not be too far fetched to believe that he was controlled by the CIA in a Manchurian Candidate sort of way.

The problem with this is that most people are good and don’t believe there is that much bad in the world.  They just can’t believe that anyone could be that evil. They will watch a movie with some nasty ass bad guy but there is no connection to real life. Most people – not all – will really believe that there is no way.

Easy to shake this off as: “Oh, that is just a conspiracy theory.  You are seeing Martians.”  That would be fine except for the fact that the documents above are from the government that purports to be taking care of you.  It is not secret that psychiatric techniques have been used for torture in oppressive regimes over the last 70-80 years.  The evidence is there.  Very few people will disagree with this. They just done believe it is still going on and that their own government could be part of something so evil.

Any government that has the intention of keeping its population oppressed such as Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union and many other contemporary regimes such as the US of A is very happy, ecstatic in fact, to see the whites fighting the blacks, the gays fighting the straights – as long as everyone is fighting each other they won’t see the stuff that psychiatry is really doing at the behest of the government.

I have intentionally left a few things for you to research.  Bottom line though, is, you take the fangs out of the cult of psychiatry and you will have a much calmer society.

Here is a great talk by Dr Peter Breggin.  Enlightens us a bit about how the whole chemical imbalance subject came about:

Get  his book here:

Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal (Links to Amazon.com)

This is an amazing Ted Talks by Julia Rucklidge, a clinical psychologist.  She talks about the  various success rates of nutrition, micro supplements and pharmaceutical drugs in treating such things as depression, anxiety, PTSD and ADHD.  Loaded with studies from around the world.

 

I don’t agree with everything in this article.  It is well researched and from the psychiatric industry itself, suggesting that materials such as the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (The go to manual of Psychiatry) should be abolished.  The article also points out there are not physical tests for any of the ‘diseases’ listed in this and other manuals of the like.

No More Psychiatric Labels

Excerpt:
“Abstract

This article argues that psychiatric diagnoses are not valid or useful. The use of psychiatric diagnosis increases stigma, does not aid treatment decisions, is associated with worsening long-term prognosis for mental health problems,

The failure of decades of basic science research to reveal any specific biological or psychological marker that identifies a psychiatric diagnosis is well recognized.
…”

As much as the medical industry would like you to think otherwise, there is not physical/biological test for depression. Most tests are done by doctors or psychiatrists that ask a series of questions. They are trying to determine if one has clinical depression.

Definition of Clinical Depression:

Clinical depression is the more severe form of depression, also known as major depression or major depressive disorder. It isn’t the same as depression caused by a loss, such as the death of a loved one, or a medical condition, such as a thyroid disorder.”

The issue here is that this is all subjective.  It is all in the opinion of the doctor or psychiatrist.  The huge majority of psychiatrists will not do physical tests as they are not actually looking for the CAUSE of depression.  They are looking to summate symptoms.

Most doctors have the know how to actually ascertain the cause but don’t willingly take the time.

From an article by Fred Ovsiew in the Psychiatric Times:

“Psychiatric patients commonly suffer from general medical conditions; often these conditions affect or even produce the mental disorder. In formulating the psychopathologic condition and identifying its cause, why would one want to forgo tools that generations of physicians have found useful in the diagnostic endeavor?”

  1. Sugar and Depression

Sugar has been long known as a big contributor to depression.  It spikes then crashes your insulin levels.  Watch children race around at the end of a birthday party when they have had the cake, then crash violently later.  Have a bunch of sugar for lunch and try and stay awake and alert in the middle of the afternoon.  The website PsychCentral.com has a good article on that here: Depression and Sugar 

2. Allergies and Depression

It  has been known for years that allergies are linked to depression.  Any number of books and articles connecting the two.  Besides affecting sleep and general function there are other chemical reactions that also affect one at a biological level.  Allergies have been connected to numerous other mental disorders as well.  Great article here on WebMD.com : Depression and Allergies

3. Monosodium glutamate (MSG) and Depression

MSG is rampant.  Is has many names and that is the subject of someone else’s article.  There is a lot of evidence how it can affect ones mood.  MSG should absolutely NOT be given to growing children or teens.  This is a very scientific article on the subject but if you can wade through the technical gobbledygook you will see the dangers.  Even adults can have mild to severe reactions to Monosodium glutamate.  This food ingredient is almost impossible to stay away from if you are eating packaged goods. It is there to enhance the flavour and most packaged goods have the flavors pretty much processed out of them.  Also, most restaurant foods, particularly fast foods will contain MSG.  Again, the warning about the technical jargon: Depression

4.  Soda, Pop, Soft Drinks and Depression

High Fructose Corn Syrup has replaced sugar in a lot of instances or is often used in conjunction with sugar in non-diet soft drinks.  Both diet and non-diet soft drinks have been consistently linked to obesity but here is a study that directly correlates fructose to depression.   If you do the research, you will find that High Fructose Corn Syrup is actually worse for you than sugar.  It spikes the insulin levels in ones body even worse than sugar.  So, this can cause depression in both a direct and indirect manner.  Directly by the insulin ‘crash’ and indirectly by the numerous side and other effects of obesity and other health problems.  So, if you don’t want your children or teens getting depressed or overweight then don’t give them soda or packaged breakfast cereals.

5. TV, Radio, Newspaper News and Depression

Some years ago, a friend was at a clients house and found her to be terribly depressed.  On questioning her, he found that she started and finished every day watching the News on television and would also read the newspaper and listen to the news on the radio throughout the day.  He challenged her to stop all this for a period  of six to eight weeks.  She agreed.  In only eight days she called him and said that her outlook on life had completely changed.  She was happy and didn’t get down or depressed easily at all.  She was more than a little amazed at how simple this was.  This was slightly before the advent of Facebook.  I challenge anyone that is having trouble and is also reading on Facebook or online or anywhere how absolutely horrible the world is, to STOP!  Take a few weeks – don’t worry, the world won’t end – and completely get rid of the ‘News’ in your life.

6. Television and Depression

There is a direct proven link between watching television and depression.  TV is hypnotic.  It is also putting one at effect instead of getting a person DOING something.  (No, watching TV is not ‘doing something.)  The obvious effects are its contribution to obesity but many people will be surprised to find television’s relationship to Depression.  One may think that watching the boob tube is a way of distracting oneself from troubles or ‘taking a break’.  If you are going to do that, though, keep it to a minimum.  Which is pretty much impossible for most people.  This site: rodalewellness.com cites several research surveys done by scientists that show without a doubt that watching too much television can increase and actually cause depression. Watching TV

So, you have a choice. You can just take a pill from your doctor and mask some symptoms or you solve it yourself.  In our next article, I will list out the prescription(pharmaceutical) drugs that actually cause depression.

The proponents of ECT(Electro-Convulsive Shock Therapy) lament that ECT has a poor public image.  Well, I love that part.  In an article on a website called Mescape, a Dr. Puffer of the Mayo Clinic is quoted: “The findings also suggest that while ECT improves outcomes, it is not a cure.”

First of all, of course they don’t have a cure and they(Psychiatric Industry) admits that none of their treatments are cures.  What then are they trying to do?  There are no biological tests for their so called illnesses that supposedly result from odd brain chemistry.  Depression is a real thing but not knowing the cause,  the treatments are largely to suppress symptoms.   And if the chemical straight jackets don’t work, the next step for them is ECT.  Now if that doesn’t work, will they start promoting lobotomies and leucotomies as a final solution or maybe euthanasia…?  If one is all about treating symptoms what would be the problem taking things this far.

Electric shock is a known torture technique.  If someone from a different country was using this type of ‘treatment’ on US citizens, they would be called terrorists.

More here: Actual Facts about ECT results

Most of the information in this article has been know for many years but it is wonderful to see main stream media taking some responsibility for reporting it.

Anti-depressants can raise the risk of suicide

anti depressant

This is such an important video:

The first time I really read anything about the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders(DSM) was reading a book called “A Dose of Sanity” by the late Sydney Walker, Jr.  He was a psychiatrist that was completely disgusted with the laziness of doctors and psychiatrists and the abuse of the pharmaceutical industry.  He gave examples where he found brain tumors where the person was recommended mood altering drugs because the medical practitioner would not take the time to diagnose properly.  

And now it just keeps getting worse with the latest edition of witchcraft and wizards potions: DSM-V

This from Wikipedia:

“Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a childhood disorder described by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) as an ongoing pattern of anger-guided disobedience, hostility, and defiant behavior toward authority figures which goes beyond the bounds of normal childhood behavior. Children suffering from this disorder may appear very stubborn and often angry.”

This is a bit frightening.  Someone mistreating a child just has to send for the drugs to keep them from fighting back. 

This is a decent article on “oppositional defiant disorder”:
The Mind Unleashed

Many people that are unable to confront the evil that does exist in this world will not believe this will be used by politicians to control populations.  But history proves that it will time and again.  I believe that people are mostly good and because of this they tend to hope or believe that nothing will get that bad.  Just remember the ‘frog in the pan’.  

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