Reducing the Brain, Ignoring the Soul - page 3

Reducing the Brain, Ignoring the Soul Grace E. Jackson, MD December 5, 2002 There are at least five problems with the chemical imbalance model of mental disease: 1) the model ignores the... Read More

  1. by   Murt
    Quote from laughingfairy
    I believe that antidepressents are too quickly perscribed with out the counseling and othe coping mechanisms taught.
    and that goes for all phsycho medicine. We need the best of both worlds.
  2. by   StuPer
    I completely agree with your comments, and the need for antidepressants in severe depression, in fact I have participated in numerous ECT sessions for clients who were so sererely depressed they would'nt respond to anti-depressants either.
    regards StuPer
  3. by   CliveUK
    Me too StuPer. ECT is a controversial treatment, but in terms of side-effects, it's probably safer than some anti-depressants.
  4. by   apaisRN
    sorry, too sleepy