[Marxism] Psychiatry: Adam Levenstein...
davidquarter at sympatico.ca
Fri May 7 14:02:11 MDT 2004
--- David Quarter <davidquarter at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> ADAM:<<<Whoa whoa whoa...Are you actually saying that
there's no such
> thing as
> biological depression? Yeah, there's a "mood" version, but there
> such a thing as biological depression. >>>>
> What's "biological depression", Adam? Are you suggesting that
> such as a thing as a depression gene?
<<<<What? Where do you GET that? Biological depression =
HUH? There's such a thing as a hernia, that doesn't mean there's a
DAVID: Actually, it is usually implied in a statement of this kind
when made by a psychiatrist, which again indicates your level of
knowledge about psychiatry . I.e. Zero knowledge.
ADAM<<<Yes, there IS such a thing as depression. >>>>
DAVID: Now you are evading the question. I asked what you meant
by biological depression?
The term biological depression associates the source of the
behaviour to organic/biological causes, be it genes or chemical
imbalances. Again, on what basis do you make this claim?
ADAM: <<<<Which is why stuff like
Prozac, St. John's Wort, and other anti-depressants *work*,
Breggin and you like it or not.>>>
I suppose that if someone is feeling down (depressed) and
decides to take a jog and feels better afterwards, that proves that
depression is biological.
Im being called stupid, yet this guy doesnt have a clue about the
most elementary logic.
<<<<I'd suggest you take some courses in
human biology, since the above two questions reflect a total lack of
knowledge about the subject.
<snip hero-worship of the uncertified quack Breggin>>>>
The type of response youd expect from someone who cant
support an argument.
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