I think there are many factors. Heredity in various ways, environment, which also includes food and chemical sensitivities, diet/nutrician, hydration
and being forced by family and peer pressures to compete in various ways. I was literally forced to eat the same foods everyone else did at home
because we were poor. I often recall getting sick. Toxic families?
Michael Jackson turned ok.......sorta. Some paranoid people are higher functional compared to others. Howard Hughes for instance.
I would think as we progress, genome therapy, functional MRIs etc. can help people deal with these differences, especially before they get older, such
as in early developemental childhood. Blood brain barrier also seems to be an important factor.
I've found that sugar and related carbs to be an issue with diet. My other theory is related to gut flora and the inability to break down certain
It was described to me by one doctor that the longer someone is in this condition, the harder it is, that this part of the brain this paranoia
controls or affects is more dense as if a growth or tumor and apparently spreads. Such as with Neurons.
Bipolar has been said to be more commonly undiagnosed, but is my best guess, is due to our system and environment as if slaves.
It was said a few months ago, that there were more suicides, than there were killed in action at some point this year.
My present "medications" psychiatrist, who has claimed to have worked for the V.A. claims it's due to relaxing the intake standards. He also
mentions psychosis as if false beliefs are related. ATS can be therapy for certain people. Not that everyone here is happy about that.
David Wilcock also mentions the pineal gland.
[edit on 14-7-2009 by aleon1018]