a reply to: Teetotaler
The issue of the TREATMENT OF CHOICE for DEPRESSION
[i.e. not brain stroke, car accident caused depression]
COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY.
1. it's far more effective.
2. Its effects last a lifetime.
3. There's no negative side effects.
It does require motivation and work--usually with a skilled well trained therapist.
I'm not sure I really get the gist or focus of your rant, however.
Is the mental health field a mess? Yes.
Is the Oligarchy complicit in using the mental health field, meds, techniques, research etc. against the global populace? ABSOLUTELY.
Does the Oligarchy use mental health stuff to hurt, ignore, damage, mistreat veterans even more than they have already used and abused them?
Are there a LOT of really caring and very skilled mental health practitioners doing veterans, individuals, marriages, children and families a LOT OF
Do a lot of mental health professionals damage far too many clients far too much? Yup.
The research indicates that the best therapists come from two sources:
1. Very damaged folks who HAVE SUCCESSFULLY WORKED THEIR OWN MENTAL/EMOTIONAL ISSUES THROUGH.
2. The cream of the crop of the fairly healthy, well trained professionals.