Drugs: Confronting my psychiatrist

I am always somewhat combative when I go to a meet with my psychiatrist. He’s a nice enough chap. He seems pretty genuine and he listens to what I’ve got to say. My first objection to the meetings is the formula they follow. There’s never a great deal of time, so I sit down on…

4 Reasons I hate antidepressants

Here’s a post for the medicated many out there. I know a fair few of my readers can empathise with how crappy it is taking antidepressants. These drugs change you. They alter how your brain chemistry operates and that’s pretty scary right? Before my breakdown, I was totally against them. And although I’m on five kinds…

My stubborn psychiatrist

It seems that any new doctor wants to put his/her stamp on a person’s treatment. They don’t like just carrying on the same. A Dutch colleague of mine refers to this as ‘pissing on’ things. Our CEO likes to ‘piss on’ everything at work, marking it as his territory even if he knows nothing about…