As holistic beings medical & psychological/spiritual issues are almost always intertwined

Love this…Thanks Monica…Another great post…

Also wanted to point out Misdiagnosis of the Gifted Children and Adults is C-O-M-M-O-N…but that will have to be a post for another day…

 

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

I entered into some dialogue with Robert Augustus Masters on Facebook. I have often shared Robert’s work on this blog as I find it often in keeping with my own thoughts although generally he does not speak directly about psychiatry.  See here for more of Robert Master’s work that I share on this blog. 

In the below instance Robert does speak directly to psychiatry, I responded to the below post from Facebook and have included my comments below it.

It is crucial to recognize what is associated with a particular name. If you, for example, assume that I am schizophrenic, then you will likely interpret my current behavior in the context of schizophrenia, or at least in the context of what you’ve been taught or heard about schizophrenia. If you, on the other hand, see the identical behavior, but assume that I’m having a shamanic breakthrough or am…

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“the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes ‘Awww!’ ~ Jack Kerouac, On The Road Again
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2 Responses to As holistic beings medical & psychological/spiritual issues are almost always intertwined

  1. thank you Casey, I’m glad you’ve been finding posts helpful! and yes misdiagnosis is pretty much across the board given that psychiatry is not really grounded in much of anything…diagnosis are at best descriptors of behavior…so, yeah…they don’t point to anything particularly real.

    • Casey says:

      I’m eternally grateful. I really wish I could donate money to you…but we’re struggling financially with underemployment and self-paid insurance that doesn’t pay for much for the five of us. 😦

      I think you totally rock!

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