The legitimacy of western psychiatry?

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Re: The legitimacy of western psychiatry?

Post by tiltbillings » Sat Dec 25, 2010 8:22 pm

Individual wrote:But the commercials regarding some anti-depressants tell us they can increase the risk of suicide.
So, all of psychiatry is to be dumped.
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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