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Archive for July, 2017

The Placebo Effect & Antidepressants

The idea that depression is caused by a biochemical imbalance is pure myth.  A myth that has made  pharmaceutical companies trillions of  dollars,  at the expense of millions.  The clinical research of Irving Kirsch puts it all in perspective:    

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A Shift In Perspective Can Reduce Stress

Contemplation #23 The Power of Parables There are now over 500 controlled clinical studies which demonstrate the efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for treating a wide variety of psychological problems. I’ve already mentioned in previous posts how CBT is recognized as the Goldstar treatment for depression and anxiety. It is based on a very […]

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