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Psychiatry has devolved from personalized therapy to shameless drug dealing

Wednesday, March 09, 2011 by: Jonathan Benson, staff writer
Tags: psychiatry, drug dealing, health news

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(NaturalNews) Back in the day, psychiatrists used to actually consult intimately with their patients and provide some type of personalized, talk-based therapy as part of their practice. The modern-day approach to psychiatry, however, has become more like a series of drug dealing sessions in which psychiatrists will briefly consult with their patients and prescribe them drugs for their problems.

A recent report at Ocala.com explains that over the past several decades, many psychiatrists have abandoned the personalized approach to therapy partly because insurance companies will often not pay for it, and thus it is not worth their time. But another likely reason for the switch to drug vending is that it simply pays better than actually having to deal with patients and try to help them in a non-drug way.

The Ocala.com report mentions a psychiatrist who has been practicing for nearly 40 years. In his early days, he consulted with and treated, at most, 60 patients once- or twice-weekly, which included a 45-minute talk therapy session. Today, he sees roughly 1,200 people every week for quick 15-minute sessions, and sends them on their way with drugs. This approach has become the norm, not the exception. And this particular psychiatrist is even quoted as saying that he has had to train himself out of actually caring about people's problems, and instead focus on basically getting them out the door and on their way.

"It's a practice that's very reminiscent of primary care," said Dr. Steven S. Sharfstein, former president of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the president and chief executive of Sheppard Pratt Health System, to Ocala.com. "They check up on people; they pull out the prescription pad; they order tests."

The entire field of psychiatry has been on a downward spiral for years, though, as the "Disease Mongering Engine" literally invents new diseases every year -- which are really just normal, everyday human behaviors that vary based on personality, by the way -- and comes up with drug interventions to treat them. It is a highly lucrative drug dealing business that profits at the expense of human health (http://www.naturalnews.com/028280_psychiatri...).

To see a psychiatrist in today's environment is like playing Russian Roulette with your health. If able to evaluate every person on the planet, the average psychiatrist would surely find a problem or two with each one. And within five-to-ten minutes, he or she would be able to prescribe a laundry list of medications to treat those alleged disorders. So in other words, if you value your health, stay far, far away from modern-day psychiatrists.

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