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Originally posted by demonseed
Depression is the most retarded symptom i have ever heard of. I am studying psychology at the moment, and so far i have gotten into heated debates with all my teachers, usually ending with them confused and baffled at the truth.
Lets read the symptoms of depression:
"You feel like a black curtain is down on your body. You feel tired and cant concentrate. You are very unhappy about yourself and your life"
Really? Sounds like someone needs to get laid and get and some rest. Medication doesn't substitute natural human instincts.
[edit on 23-2-2010 by demonseed]
Originally posted by ImaginaryReality1984
Are you a doctor? My aunt would have killed herself if it were not for anti-depressants. She's off them now after extensive counselling, but without the drugs she would never have suceeded with the therapy.
You i believe, like many others, talk from a position of ignorance when it comes to severe clinical depression. Oh and what about schizophrenia? Have you ever had to deal with a schizophrenic who is off his/her meds?
Until you have please sit down and be quiet.
You should also be aware that meditation can make certain mental disorders worse!
[edit on 22-2-2010 by ImaginaryReality1984]
Originally posted by DocEmrick
Are you a doctor? How do you know your aunt would have killed herself without the drugs?
Originally posted by DocEmrick
Everything can be overcome with the power of the mind. Explain how meditation makes mental disorders worse, I've actually never heard this before.
Generally, meditation practices are very safe and side effects are rare. But people who have any type of mental illness should ask their doctor and a qualified meditation instructor before they begin any meditation practice. This is because some types of meditation can worsen symptoms such as
* Anxiety, and
* Speedy mind (mania) and delusions (psychosis)
When you practice meditation you may also see more clearly any anxiety, depressed feelings, or negative thoughts that you have. This can make you feel frightened, low or disorientated. If you feel very anxious after meditating, it is important to tell your meditation instructor, or contact your doctor.
Originally posted by rusethorcain
Sometimes your system gets so clogged up with drugs that it is like so many blankets piled on you. Where are you under there? Come out before you smother to death.
Originally posted by Fangula
I think it's irresponsible to allow people to be duped into the idea that a medication is going to solve their depression illness. Afterall, when the pills wear off, it's straight back to depression. The pills don't fix the problem, they cover it up and make the crash that much worse when they wear off.
reply to post by LostNemesis
While I believe that mother nature provided everything on this earth, that we could EVER need, for ANY condition.... I believe that some of the meds they push DO actually work to correct these imbalances.
Originally posted by OzWeatherman
Ive been off it for a a month now, so far I havent had any of the previous feeling I used to have. The pills do not simply cover up the issue, if they did, then I would assume I would be back to my old self.
Originally posted by 1xion325alpha
Oh and they don't try as much to resuscitate you if you are an organ donor, have witnessed this situation many times and sadly it's life. Just hope we don't end up leaning towards China's idea of organ donation. Steal bread, lose your lungs!!!