Thursday, 13 July 2017

YOU GOT IT WRONG - Dr. Muhammad S. Tahir (Al Arabiya News)

The aim of this blog is to highlight persons in the media who tout the chemical imbalance theory as a fact. It's highly unprofessional and misleading to do so and this blog demands that any statements relating to the 'chemical imbalance' myth should either be backed up with supporting evidence or redacted.

Where possible, each person featured on this blog has been contacted via Twitter, email, and/or Facebook and asked to redact their statements or provide supporting evidence.

Once supporting evidence has been shown they will be removed from this blog. Moreover, if they redact their original statements they will also be removed from this blog.

As you will see from these lists, many of the authors are household names and influence those who follow them. This has to stop. The chemical imbalance line was created by the pharmaceutical industry, moreover, Eli Lilly, who launched the first of the SSRIs, Prozac.

Those featured on this list need to do their research.

Bob Fiddaman (Author of the Fiddaman Blog)





Dr. Muhammad S. Tahir (Al Arabiya News)


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Dr. Tahir is an American Qualified General (Adult) and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. He was working as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital, The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell New York U.S.A. Dr. Tahir had his Adult Psychiatry residency training at Columbia University New York affiliated Creedmoor psychiatric center and his Child & Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at Weill Cornell University Hospital New York. 



Article Depression and addiction: The price some celebrities pay for fame


Quote "The causes of depression are a subject continuing medical of research. However, we know that this silent illness occurs because of a chemical imbalance in the brain, specifically, neurotransmitter imbalance, especially Serotonin deficiency. This imbalance can affect any one in life, so celebrities or famous and creative people are not immune."


Publication Al Arabiya

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YOU GOT IT WRONG - Edward Thomas (LiveStrong)

The aim of this blog is to highlight persons in the media who tout the chemical imbalance theory as a fact. It's highly unprofessional and misleading to do so and this blog demands that any statements relating to the 'chemical imbalance' myth should either be backed up with supporting evidence or redacted.

Where possible, each person featured on this blog has been contacted via Twitter, email, and/or Facebook and asked to redact their statements or provide supporting evidence.

Once supporting evidence has been shown they will be removed from this blog. Moreover, if they redact their original statements they will also be removed from this blog.

As you will see from these lists, many of the authors are household names and influence those who follow them. This has to stop. The chemical imbalance line was created by the pharmaceutical industry, moreover, Eli Lilly, who launched the first of the SSRIs, Prozac.

Those featured on this list need to do their research.

Bob Fiddaman (Author of the Fiddaman Blog)





Edward Thomas

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Combining his medical and journalism experience, Edward Thomas has been writing professionally since 1990 and currently provides content for several websites including eHow.com. Thomas was a featured health writer for the Knoxville Sentinal for 7 years and holds a Masters in Nursing from the University of Tennessee. He also writes for Livestrong.com and ehow.com.



Article Chemical Imbalance Signs


Quote "A chemical imbalance is a diagnosis made by physicians and psychiatrists to explain why changes in the neurological state of a person occurs. Lower levels of potassium, deficient levels of essential vitamins, reduced ability of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and an increased amount of cortisol stress hormone levels can all trigger a chemical imbalance. Common disorders associated with a chemical imbalance is depression and anxiety. Signs of a chemical imbalance can greatly vary with each person, although a few shared traits exist. Any altered behavior can be a sign of a chemical imbalance. Depression such as overwhelming sadness, crying, loss of interest in activities, fatigue, and losing hope can all indicate a chemical imbalance. The feeling of being hypersensitive is one that is often reported by people diagnosed with a chemical imbalance."


Publication LiveStrong

Read what the experts say HERE

YOU GOT IT WRONG - Berit Brogaard

The aim of this blog is to highlight persons in the media who tout the chemical imbalance theory as a fact. It's highly unprofessional and misleading to do so and this blog demands that any statements relating to the 'chemical imbalance' myth should either be backed up with supporting evidence or redacted.

Where possible, each person featured on this blog has been contacted via Twitter, email, and/or Facebook and asked to redact their statements or provide supporting evidence.

Once supporting evidence has been shown they will be removed from this blog. Moreover, if they redact their original statements they will also be removed from this blog.

As you will see from these lists, many of the authors are household names and influence those who follow them. This has to stop. The chemical imbalance line was created by the pharmaceutical industry, moreover, Eli Lilly, who launched the first of the SSRIs, Prozac.

Those featured on this list need to do their research.

Bob Fiddaman (Author of the Fiddaman Blog)





Berit Brogaard 


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Dr. Berit Brogaard has written since 1999 for publications such as "Journal of Biological Chemistry," "Journal of Medicine and Philosophy" and "Biology and Philosophy." In her academic research, she specializes in brain disorders, brain intervention and emotional regulation. She has a Master of Science in neuroscience from University of Copenhagen and a Ph.D. in philosophy from State University of New York at Buffalo.



Article Brain Chemical Imbalance Symptoms


Quote "Healthy people possess levels of brain chemicals that lie within a certain normal range. When internal or external factors either deplete the brain of these chemicals or stimulate it to produce excess amounts, a chemical imbalance occurs. Imbalances in the brain's chemistry can give rise to mood disorders, learning disabilities, substance abuse and muscle weakness. The most easily noticeable imbalances in the brain's chemistry are imbalances in neurotransmitters that function as stimulants or inhibitors in the neurological system."


Publication LiveStrong

Read what the experts say HERE

YOU GOT IT WRONG - YoungMinds UK

The aim of this blog is to highlight persons in the media who tout the chemical imbalance theory as a fact. It's highly unprofessional and misleading to do so and this blog demands that any statements relating to the 'chemical imbalance' myth should either be backed up with supporting evidence or redacted.

Where possible, each person featured on this blog has been contacted via Twitter, email, and/or Facebook and asked to redact their statements or provide supporting evidence.

Once supporting evidence has been shown they will be removed from this blog. Moreover, if they redact their original statements they will also be removed from this blog.

As you will see from these lists, many of the authors are household names and influence those who follow them. This has to stop. The chemical imbalance line was created by the pharmaceutical industry, moreover, Eli Lilly, who launched the first of the SSRIs, Prozac.

Those featured on this list need to do their research.

Bob Fiddaman (Author of the Fiddaman Blog)



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YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people.

Article Mental Illness In Your Family


Quote "
It’s rare for a mental illness to occur out of the blue, it
usually builds up over time and comes to a point where
people need professional help. The causes are wide 
ranging and include a 
chemical imbalance in the brain. 
Medication 
can help to address chemical imbalances and make someone feel more ‘normal’"


Publication YoungMinds UK Booklet

Read what the experts say HERE

YOU GOT IT WRONG - Embrace Counseling Services

The aim of this blog is to highlight persons in the media who tout the chemical imbalance theory as a fact. It's highly unprofessional and misleading to do so and this blog demands that any statements relating to the 'chemical imbalance' myth should either be backed up with supporting evidence or redacted.

Where possible, each person featured on this blog has been contacted via Twitter, email, and/or Facebook and asked to redact their statements or provide supporting evidence.

Once supporting evidence has been shown they will be removed from this blog. Moreover, if they redact their original statements they will also be removed from this blog.

As you will see from these lists, many of the authors are household names and influence those who follow them. This has to stop. The chemical imbalance line was created by the pharmaceutical industry, moreover, Eli Lilly, who launched the first of the SSRIs, Prozac.

Those featured on this list need to do their research.

Bob Fiddaman (Author of the Fiddaman Blog)



Embrace Counseling Services


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Embrace Counseling Services offers comprehensive and compassionate care for those with mental health concerns. Central Maryland.


Article Depression is more than being sad


Quote "Depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain, triggered by simple genetics or by environment."



Read what the experts say HERE

YOU GOT IT WRONG - Rena Pollak

The aim of this blog is to highlight persons in the media who tout the chemical imbalance theory as a fact. It's highly unprofessional and misleading to do so and this blog demands that any statements relating to the 'chemical imbalance' myth should either be backed up with supporting evidence or redacted.

Where possible, each person featured on this blog has been contacted via Twitter, email, and/or Facebook and asked to redact their statements or provide supporting evidence.

Once supporting evidence has been shown they will be removed from this blog. Moreover, if they redact their original statements they will also be removed from this blog.

As you will see from these lists, many of the authors are household names and influence those who follow them. This has to stop. The chemical imbalance line was created by the pharmaceutical industry, moreover, Eli Lilly, who launched the first of the SSRIs, Prozac.

Those featured on this list need to do their research.

Bob Fiddaman (Author of the Fiddaman Blog)



Rena Pollak
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Rena Pollack is a Psychotherapist in Los Angeles, California






Article Depression


Quote "One of the causes of depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain. Three important neurotransmitters in the brain are norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine. These neurotransmitters must be in a state of balance. If the chemicals are imbalanced it is believed that depression can set in.  These chemical imbalances could be passed on genetically, but you can also have family members that have suffered from depression without developing depression yourself."


Publication ~ Rena Pollack Group Psychotherapy and Counselling

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YOU GOT IT WRONG - Niels Eék

The aim of this blog is to highlight persons in the media who tout the chemical imbalance theory as a fact. It's highly unprofessional a...