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I Psychiatrists Don't Know What They're Doing

Some Psychatrists don't know what they are doing.. (this is what I wanted to name the group) 39 People

    2 of My Cousins From Both Sides of My Family

    I think some psychiatrists don't always know what they are doing. I have a couple of cousins that suffer with different mental illnesses. I feel that my cousin has been treated like a lab rat for the state of California. I remember when she was doing really well a few years ago...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 22, 2007

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    The Last Psychiatrist

    1- Talk to much. 2- Take too much history. 3- Ignore smoking cessation. 4- Blame Lawyers / Insurance companies / Big Pharma. 5- Become social policy analysts. 6- Don't refer to therapy. 7- Don't think strategically. 8- Polypharmacy. 9- Diagnose everything.http...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2011

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    Now Independent Thinkers Are Considered Diseased By Psychiatry

    Psychiatrists have been working on the fourth revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) and, in it, they hope to add a whole slew of new psychiatric disorders. Unfortunately, many of these disorders are merely differences in personality and...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Mar 5, 2011

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    Exaggerating Things

    i think, some of them are exaggerating things.   i don't want to consult any of them if  i do have a disorder
    dazzlingeyes dazzlingeyes 18-21, F May 13, 2010

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    Why Won't People Sue Psychiatrists For Detrimental To A Person's Health

    I just want to be 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16,15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5 again. I have lost 18 years of my life, that I will never get back. I regret everything. Then making it to 30 is not guaranteed, in today's world. Especially with jobs shrinking, and poor...
    chicago54 chicago54 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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    Psychs

    I have nothing to say about Psychiatrists.  I joined this group cause I thought the title was funny.  :D
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 24, 2011

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    In Agreement

    I agree some psychiatrists don't know what they're doing. Why can't living life be like going to a movie. The movie producers, I'll give them the benefit of the doubt, have tried to make the most entertaining movie possible for an audience with broad tastes. The average movie...
    IowaGirl1995 IowaGirl1995 18-21, F 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    The Total Failure Of Modern Psychiatry

    Modern psychiatry went wrong when it embraced the idea that the mind should be treated with drugs, says Edward Shorter of the University of Toronto, writing in the Wall Street Journal.Shorter studies the history of psychiatry and medicine.Modern U.S. psychiatry has adopted a...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Mar 5, 2011

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    AAUUGGHH!!

    They say I'm crazy and I say THEY made me that way! I'm not sure what the plan is here but I don't like being a Guinna pig. It seems to me that if they did a little more research on people and their history before prescribing meds that they would have a better shot at giving us...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Dec 26, 2007

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    I'm so tired hearing about kids my age and even much younger having boyfriends, thinking they really grown. I don't care if you're a teenager. Just because you're a teenager doesn...
    JesusismySaviour JesusismySaviour 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I've gotten to the point in my life where I've figured out who my parents favorites are out of my siblings and I'm neither of their favorite. In fact, I'm probably the most loathed...
    Gcardenas Gcardenas 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It never cease to amaze me how deep the basic animal instincts go in us humans, and how strong of a need people have to have the protection of a "heard", so to speak. I don't...
    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa 66-70, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been reading a book on how to better discipline my children, pretty much how to get them to listen to me better. I ran out of options, tried everything I could think of. I...
    motherwhowantstheworld motherwhowantstheworld 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I have a great life but inside I feel so torn. I have worked so hard over the years in my career but am more happy when I am not doing my job then when I am. I used to love it when...
    ozdiva ozdiva 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When someone "flirts" with me, I just tend to ignore the fact that they are flirting... If they continue doing it, I don't really know what to do but to change the subject.... It's...
    LittleUnicorn LittleUnicorn 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You know how you can just tell if you're the least favorite child? I have always known that's me... My mom and I have always butted heads. I can't remember a point in my life...
    duckyluck duckyluck 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When you don't feel happy, I'll love you LOL! When you feel lonely and sad, you can think about the new place you want to go, the country you want to travel to and the good things...
    HappyOrUnhappy HappyOrUnhappy 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    At first you're serious and feel like you know what you're doing. It's tiresome but it feels like you have control. Then, you loosen up. It feels good and right - like you've made...
    FittingUsername FittingUsername 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I don't really get it. My friends and I have fun without it, but ever since I started dating my boyfriend last year, it's like he can't go out with his friends without getting...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Frankly, my relationship with my mother sucks. I do not want it to suck. I do not want to be angry with her, but I am so tired. I moved back home over a year ago to get my life...
    DV527 DV527 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This is how I sometimes feel when I'm driving.
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Perfect responses for these: "You'll change your mind": How do you know? You're not a fortune teller. Or: You'll change yours about wanting kids. "You're selfish!": Thank you for...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I think the problem is, a lot of times, parents don't try to understand. I don't think mine ever do. There's a video by a YouTuber called SuliBreaks, called "Parents are the...
    TheOpeningViolinist TheOpeningViolinist 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I had this convo yesterday in my car and I didnt realize what was happening. The guy: How come I never see you? Me: its probably because I'm the invisible one in my family. A lot...
    TheNewBatman TheNewBatman 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    This advice is to myself at any age and every stage of my life, past, present, and future.....The relationship you have with God is your most valuable relationship you will have in...
    mypossibledream mypossibledream 51-55, M Jul 21

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    I need to stop blaming my exes actions on myself. But it's so hard not to because I feel like I'm the main reason she's doing what she's doing. I need to see thing from a different...
    Sealsthedeal Sealsthedeal 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I'm not sure what to do. A friend of mine just came into my office. He's been married 11 years and has kids. Sunday his wife told him there was someone else (in front of his whole...
    FreudianSlip13 FreudianSlip13 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I hurt the people I love so I won't feel so guilty and make them feel like they're the problem when it's really me. I'm unsure of my intentions and I wish I was the old me per say...
    moonshine97 moonshine97 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I'm a girl, I don't hate girls. I'm not super girly but I do enjoy shopping and make up & those types of things to a certain degree but For as long as I can remember I have always...
    YslcXO YslcXO 22-25, F Jul 20

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    You can learn whatever you want, Why do you have to go to school for it? Because I know you can go to school and still not be educated. Is there something wrong with wanting to...
    Firechidist Firechidist 18-21, F Jul 20

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    i think people have rejected me before i give them a chance. sometimes i think God doesn't like me. my husband is a major cause of my insecurities, as well as my emphasis on what i...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    why more peoples thought about thailand only girls ? why you miss the sea san sun temple ? they're thought only girl #pattaya is bad and i never there... many peoples asked me...
    onceft onceft 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I am gloriously 40 next month, genuinely looking forward to it. I also have a 23 year old daughter from a previous (read, teenage fling) relationship. I love my daughter...
    milotank milotank 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I haven't posted in a long while, but my mind has been clouded with many thoughts about my future and life as a whole. I'm worried about my future. I'm worried about how things are...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm not even fully aware of what happened. I mean, I'm not really close to much of anyone in my family, or even out of it. But I don't understand why I have such a hard time with...
    dwyli33 dwyli33 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    When it comes to other people... Their histories... Their stories... What can I really do? There's such a divide between all of us... No one can ever truly understand how another...
    WytW0lf WytW0lf 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I hate when people ask me what I'll be doing in 5 years time, come on guys I don't have 2020 vision. :3 This joke only works for the next 5 months and then it will never ever apply...