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Crazy people are crazy, throw rocks at them

I'm rather new, but I feel there's a disturbing anti-psychiatric trend to Metafilter [more inside]
posted by syntaxfree on Aug 22, 2012 - 139 comments

You're not Freud, you're not Sidney Friedman, you're not even Lucy Van Pelt

Can we stop with bullshit, hateful mental illness accusations? [more inside]
posted by Snyder on Jun 1, 2012 - 666 comments

They can drive you crazy, if you let them

Feel-good stories sure make people mad. [more inside]
posted by Ideefixe on Oct 24, 2011 - 104 comments

Questions From Another World

This doesn't strike me as a good AskMe deletion at all. [more inside]
posted by magnificent frigatebird on Jan 25, 2011 - 117 comments

Help with Mental Health

I need warm words of wisdom. Anyone have tips on dealing with a loved one's manic depressive drug infused anger in real-time?
posted by TwoBooms on Dec 10, 2010 - 3 comments

Boggled. A situation where calling social services might not be a waste of their time.

Retarded Genius? [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Mar 18, 2010 - 9 comments

'Spergin

Asperger's shouldn't be thrown out as an explanation or excuse for any behavior unless one has been clinically diagnosed with it.
posted by pieoverdone on Nov 29, 2007 - 208 comments

Metafilter's mental topography

Where, visually, do you see the sections of Metafilter in your mind?
posted by odinsdream on Jun 21, 2005 - 80 comments

Drugs are (not always) the answer.

Why is it that whenever someone asks a question about psychological issues and says s/he doesn't want meds, all the pushers show up? Whenever it goes the other way, those who take meds attack whoever might suggest they aren't best. Is it too much to ask for the same respect you demand?
posted by dame on Jan 24, 2005 - 55 comments

Don't Go Nuts

Yes, I know I have gone nuts on the Ronald Reagan thread. No I did not mean to. Yes I am calling myself out. Yes I have gone up on my meds. Yes the thread is too chatty. If Matt wants to pull the thread, he may.
You got a problem with that?
posted by bunnyfire on Feb 8, 2002 - 53 comments

Mefi inserts itself into daily life

Trip Note #2 - Metafilter has inserted a new "mental discipline" into offline activities. On this trip to Europe, every time I speak with someone, read the foreign press, watch TV, etc, I often ask myself : how relevant would subject be in Metafilter's context, what would commentary thread look like. It certainly sharpens conversations. (I think Max Weber called it "unintended consequences of routinized social action") Weird symptom, or do others experience the same?
posted by Voyageman on Nov 29, 2001 - 7 comments

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