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Some Statistics of Note
* each phase can last days or years *
The UK Medical Research Council team wants to test anti-inflammatory drugs to treat or even prevent the disease.
Other experts in the field said the study, in the American Journal of Psychiatry, was "important" and furthered understanding of the illness.
There has been mounting evidence that the immune system and inflammation play a key role in schizophrenia and other psychiatric conditions. The researchers analyzed microglia, which are like the brain's own gardeners weeding out infection but also "pruning" unwanted connections between brain cells. A chemical dye which sticks to microglia was injected into 56 people to record their microglia activity. The highest level was found in patients with the condition, but those deemed at high risk of developing schizophrenia also showed heightened activity levels.
(pictured above) brain scans show higher levels of microglia activity (orange) in people with schizophrenia
The truth is, we cannot tell who is mentally ill and who is not by looking at pictures of their brains or analyzing their blood. Psychiatrists had to invent their own book of diseases because pathologists would have nothing to do with them. It’s called The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, the DSM, a great work of fiction.
Transcript: Psychiatry is a Fraud & Is All About Control
Mental illness refers to something that a person does; real disease refers to something that a person has. The diagnosis of mental illness is always a weapon ~ Dr. Jeffrey Schaler
What do you think psychiatrists would do if Jesus were alive today? Or Buddha? Or Mohammed? Ba-da-bing! Right into a mental hospital, injected with drugs to stop their crazy beliefs and speech. Psychiatrists today are the true Grand Inquisitors. They would crucify the holy men and women of yesterday in an instant.
Transcript for Video
originally posted by: rukia
I want to be a lawyer, though, I think.
I made it right to the top in the criminal law business, you can't make any more money in the criminal law business than I was making. When you're right at the top, well where do you go then? You can't drink any more and you can't take any more dope and you can't make any more money and you can't belong to any more country clubs, you can't buy any more yachts and you can't buy any more airplanes...
I started getting involved in crime really just for the thrill... It wasn't the money it was for the kicks, it really was not for the money, I couldn't spend the money I had, it was just for the thrill...they were perfect crimes, nobody was ever arrested, to this day nobody was ever arrested... (interview starts @ 1 hr 15 min.)
Gene Neill Interview - Mar 11, 1986
He spent the entire first day in his cell wondering if there really was a God. What if he had been wrong about God? So the first night he got on his knees in his cell & pleaded if God really existed to please help him. He said the Lord spoke without anger or condemnation & said, “Gene, I love you. I’ve been waiting for you for a long time!”
FLA Lawyer Got 50 Years & Got Saved!
The most incredible story I have ever heard in my lifetime and I've been everywhere and I've seen everything.
There was a man in my cell block who was an Indian, he had robbed a stagecoach in the Oklahoma Indian territory and he had been in Springfield when I got there he had been there 64 years. He hadn't had a card, a visitor, or a letter. ...the old Indian had never been out of his cell in 63 years, no visits, just sitting there, he said I felt so sorry for him, I went to the warden and I got special permission and I went down and they opened up his cell and they let him out and I walked him out to the parking lot and I put him in my car and I drove him around the streets of Springfield for three hours...
He said the day I put him in my car in Springfield was the first time he had ever heard there were automobiles. Nobody had dropped by in 63 years to tell him that there were cars and he said that he had never heard of radio, television, this was 1970, he said we had been driving for about an hour when an airplane flew over, the old Indian looked at it intently and he turned to me and he said "What is that? What is that?" (Interview starts @ 2 hr. 14 min.)
Gene Neill Interview - Oct 29, 1985
prodromal: symptoms not obvious, but person begins to deteriorate (socially, speech, thought, emotion)