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History Of The “Dangerousness” Criteria Of Involuntary Commitment

Civil commitment is one of the most controversial topics of our contemporary time. Advocacy groups work hard to prevent the altering of state mental health laws that would make involuntary commitment easier for individuals with severe or untreated mental illness. The prevailing argument has been that a lack of autonomy and independence would result and that individuals would not have any say in the type of treatment they would receive. Sadly,...
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Categorizing And “Creating” Depression: Something To Think About

How would you feel if I told you that depression is being “manufactured” or “created” by leading professionals in the field of psychiatry?  Would you be relieved to know that perhaps depression isn’t as severe as psychiatry says it is? Or would you feel like you are hearing another “conspiracy theory?”   


Depression is a rather controversial topic, not simply because it is the leading cause of disability for individuals ages 15 and...
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