Thursday, 20 July 2017

YOU GOT IT WRONG - Fountain House

The aim of this blog is to highlight persons in the media who tout the chemical imbalance theory as a fact. It's highly unprofessional and misleading to do so and this blog demands that any statements relating to the 'chemical imbalance' myth should either be backed up with supporting evidence or redacted.

Where possible, each person featured on this blog has been contacted via Twitter, email, and/or Facebook and asked to redact their statements or provide supporting evidence.

Once supporting evidence has been shown they will be removed from this blog. Moreover, if they redact their original statements they will also be removed from this blog.

As you will see from these lists, many of the authors are household names and influence those who follow them. This has to stop. The chemical imbalance line was created by the pharmaceutical industry, moreover, Eli Lilly, who launched the first of the SSRIs, Prozac.

Those featured on this list need to do their research.

Bob Fiddaman (Author of the Fiddaman Blog)

Fountain House



Fountain House is dedicated to the recovery of men and women with mental illness by providing opportunities for our members to live, work, and learn, while contributing their talents through a community of mutual support.

Article  The Quandary of a "Biochemical Imbalance"

Quote We, from the mental health community, basically believe that emotional illness is due to a biochemical imbalance of the brain. It seems to make sense; after all, emotional illness is due to aberrant thoughts and feelings. And where do these originate from? Well, they’re products of brain processes. These functions are the result of biochemical reactions. For it must be remembered that the brain is, in a sense, a biochemical factory.   All these chemicals, working together in very complex ways, produce our thoughts and feelings.
So, if you’re having serious problems with abnormal thoughts and feelings, they’re due to the biochemistry of the brain, of course. This biochemistry has something wrong with it—“a biochemical imbalance”—which plays havoc with thoughts and feelings. The “cure” for this “biochemical imbalance” is to “fix it” with remedial chemicals—medicines. In a sense, these “pharmaceuticals” restore the biochemistry to a “normal balance.”.”

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