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6th February

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If you believe that psychiatrists are kind people who help you solve personal problems by talking to you, prepare to be surprised. At one time some psychiatrists actually did this. It was called “psychoanalysis” and was quite time consuming and also quite expensive. However, Dr. Peter Breggin [1] notes that all this changed around the time frame of the late 1960’s when the biological model — which is the current model — was introduced. This model asserted that it was useless to talk to patients, because their problems were due to some “chemical imbalance” in their brains, which could only be corrected with drugs.
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29th January

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Here’s one reason (among a raft of them) why the cloistered Oxford boffin has his sums wrong:

Such is the nature of the 100 year rule, details of events that happened when our grandparents were in their 20s will only be fully known when our grandchildren are in their 20s.
Historic files still closed under the 100 year rule

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