80% Of Population Takes Psychiatric Drugs and Gets Worse
A sample of 1.5 million Danish people reveals two devastating findings: (1) at least 80% of the population will be diagnosed and/or medicated for “mental illness” in their lifetime on two or more occasions, and (2) they will end up with “subsequent” “long-term socioeconomic difficulties” “including lower income, unemployment, and increased likelihood to live alone and to be unmarried.”1
Does this prove that mental illness ruins lives? No, when 80% or more of the population is treated as mentally ill, the concept has no meaning or relevance, except that it results in two powerfully disabling outcomes: (1) psychiatric drugs that universally disable the brain temporarily and too often permanently and (2) stigmatization and demoralization that undermine how the individual is viewed by himself and others.
Psychiatric drugs cause acute brain dysfunction, which makes it harder for anyone to deal with the realities of whatever in their lives or within themselves is causing them disability, distress, and suffering. The brain dysfunction lasts at least as long as the individual is taking drugs and can be mild to severe, depending on the intensity or length of exposure. Brain dysfunction, sometimes acco
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