Antidepressants Have No Effect On Bipolar Depression

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In a review of 68 articles published between 2005 and 2011, Israeli researchers found that most well-controlled studies failed to show a significant effect of antidepressants on bipolar depression. 
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  1. Obviously from reading the journal article, the psychiatrists have known the antidepressants can create mania, according to their own writings, including all DSMs prior to the DSM5. So why was this disclaimer taken out of the DSM5 in 2013?

    “Note: Manic-like episodes that are clearly caused by somatic antidepressant treatment (e.g., medication, electroconvulsive therapy, light therapy) should not count toward a diagnosis of Bipolar I Disorder.”

    Other than that the psychiatrists, psychologists, and the other DSM “bible” billers, are a part of a morally bankrupted, intentional iatrogenic illness creating, “mental health” industry? Filled with “professionals” who want to intentionally harm their clients, for profit, after promising to “first and foremost, do no harm.” Can one say hypocrites?

    And are the majority of their clients actually dangerous “mentally ill” people who want to murder the rest of the public, as the “mental health professionals” propagandize? No. The vast majority of people stigmatized/defamed with the “invalid” DSM disorders are child abuse survivors, victims of crimes, not “dangerous” people.

    https://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/directors/thomas-insel/blog/2013/transforming-diagnosis.shtml
    https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2019/01/23/18820633.php?fbclid=IwAR2-cgZPcEvbz7yFqMuUwneIuaqGleGiOzackY4N2sPeVXolwmEga5iKxdo
    https://www.madinamerica.com/2016/04/heal-for-life/

    But all of this illegal child abuse covering up by the “mental health professionals” is by DSM design.

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/your-child-does-not-have-bipolar-disorder/201402/dsm-5-and-child-neglect-and-abuse-1