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4 COMMENTS

  1. Same thing happened to me, the adverse effects of a “safe smoking cessation med” / antidepressant were misdiagnosed, resulting in tons of drugs. But the lawyers won’t take cases against doctors prescribing these horrible drugs, so this type of malpractice continues. And it’s very profitable for the doctors to create “mental illnesses” in people with the psych drugs. This lady, as did I, likely suffered from anticholinergic toxidrome.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toxidrome

    The antidepressants and the antipsychotics are medically known to make a person “mad as a hatter,” so it’s shameful most of the doctors deny this reality.

  2. That´s because she didn´t need them in the first place. If she didn´t have depression, she shouldn´t have taken antidepressants, and by not having depression and taking antidepressants, quite predictably, she only got restlessness out of it. Antidepressants are meant for people with depression, hence they improve the person who is depressed to a “normal” state, if you´re not physically depressed they will of course put you in a heightened state.

    Had this article and this woman´s documentary been about the effects of misuse of depression pills, then it would be correct and perhaps interesting. Since it´s not. It´s stupid.

    • Hate to tell you that these things don’t work any better than placebo. Now, if sugar pills work just as well as these devil’s tic tacs then give me more sugar pills. There is no such thing as a serotonin chemical imbalance in your brain. Even biopsychiatry psychiatrists are stating that this is an urban myth that was used to get people to take the damned toxic drugs.

      It doesn’t reflect on you very well when you outright call this “stupid” simply because it doesn’t fit your idea about the so-called “antidepressants”. The German government’s equivalent of our FDA would not allow Prozac into their country, referring to the drug as garbage and rubbish. They had it correct but eventually drug company money wore them down and Prozac when marching in to convince people that they had chemical imbalances if they felt sad or filled with grief.

    • Sorry, Mayara, but antidepressants, like any other psychoactive drugs, don’t have specific effects on depressed people. They have the same basic effects on all people, and some people in any group have adverse reactions to them, whether they officially count as “depressed” or not. Moreover, the idea that there is some way to distinguish reliably between “depressed” and “normal” people is a delusion promoted by the psychiatric profession and the pharmaceutical industry. There is no clear line between “depressed” and “normal,” nor between “situationally depressed” and “clinically depressed.” There is no way to test for this or any other psychiatric condition – they are “diagnosed” by checklists of behavior and emotion that are completely subjective and have no necessary relationship to any “disease” state in the person being so “tested.”

      And that doesn’t even address the question: if she wasn’t “depressed”, why did she get the prescription? Why wasn’t her doctor able to see that she didn’t need it? Or why, after she had the classic adverse reactions that she did, would the wise doctors not realize that they were on the wrong track and take her OFF the drug that was making her worse? Why, instead, did they give her a new set of diagnoses and drugs and send her down a pathway to disability and insanity?

      It seems you are getting your information from limited sources and would really like to believe that doctors know what they are doing and are basing their decisions on scientific reasoning and fact. I’d suggest you start reading some alternative viewpoints. I think you’ll find that trusting a doctor to make good decisions on your behalf is a rather dangerous thing to do, especially when it comes to psychiatric drugs.

      —- Steve