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Posts published by “Keith Bramstedt”

The True Causes

After over 20 years of mostly unsuccessful treatment for depression from both psychiatrists and psychotherapists, I have seen a bias in treatment toward internal causes…

Getting Off The Pharmaceuticals

In the last 20 years there has been a proliferation of psychiatric drugs prescribed in the United States, not only by psychiatrists but by general practitioners. Anti-depressants, specifically SSRI's (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) like Prozac have become commonplace, and anti-anxiety medications are also popular. Not to be excluded are anti-psychotics used mostly for psychosis and schizophrenia.

One Man’s Experience

My first experience as a mental health client was at age 24 when I moved into a residential treatment house in Davis for mental health…