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Originally posted by Northwarden
Is it not true that doctors and psychiatrists are granted a dividend for prescribing various drugs and meds to their patients? I've heard that before, but can't say I've delved into the matter much. It's not to say that conscientious doctors would, but it opens the door to temptation if so. Maybe there is something to in-doct-rination through the system!
Not necessarily. Things like PTSD cant happen biologically - only traumatically. There is researche in to if IF there is a biological basis that may make people more SUSCEPTIBLE, but dont know for sure...
Originally posted by Xcalibur254
reply to post by ganja
Take for example schizophrenia. One of the worst "side effects" of anti-psychotics is called tardive dyskinesia. This essentially causes involuntary movements similar to Parkinsonism. However, if you look at someone who has had schizophrenia for years and never taken medication, similar symptoms begin to emerge. It appears that the medication only makes it appear sooner than it would if the disease were allowed to run a normal unimpeded course.