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Re: There's no such thing as mental illness

Postby Queen K » Nov 27th, 2017, 11:31 am

Catsumi wrote:In the Quirks and Quarks Nov 9, 2017 podcast there is a segment entitled Dream Believers featuring a doctor who has interesting theory regarding mental illness and possible cause.

It involves something some of us like to do very much ...daydreaming


I just read this as "Quirks, Quarks and Quacks." :biggrin:

Given the number of times I see "mental illness" being used as a defense I wonder how many criminally accused believe "IF ONLY I could get everyone to believe I was just daydreaming!"

Knowing several with mental illness, I wish daydreaming was it. Unfortunately some aren't functioning with mental illness, everything needs to be structured for them, in homes. I've worked with enough of them.
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Re: There's no such thing as mental illness

Postby Catsumi » Nov 27th, 2017, 6:03 pm

QK, may I respectfully suggest you listen to that segment as your interpretation from the title alone is not the correct interpretation of the interview. It takes 5 min.

I have no dog in this thread but thought of you all while I was listening.
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Re: There's no such thing as mental illness

Postby Queen K » Nov 27th, 2017, 6:52 pm

Okay, because you asked, I must say though, those whom I know are not daydreaming. The 13 year old who is the daughter of a former beau, was diagnosed with the most severe case of schizophrenia ever in someone so young in BC wasn't either. As I walked with her and listened, she was as ill as anyone.

I will have trouble making it to the 3 minute mark I suspect.

ETA: is there a link? I hafta work at this? :biggrin:
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Re: There's no such thing as mental illness

Postby Catsumi » Nov 27th, 2017, 9:20 pm

just google Quirks and Quarks, Nov. 9, 2017, look at Daydreamers segment

That should bring it up for you.

I thought everyone in N. America tuned into this show. Hope you become a fan too. It's one of the last reasons for cbc to exist.

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