*WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO READ IS NOT BASED ON SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE BUT BASED ON THE WRITER'S OWN PSYCHOLOGICAL MAKE-UP

Medicines. As imperfect human beings, our bodies get sick if we don't take good care of it. A little exercise, a good diet, and throw out the toxic people. But I'm not here to talk about that. I want to talk about what medicines do to our bodies, particularly the mind, and I present my own study based on my own psychology.

Medicines are there to help us. When we're down with the flu or catch a cold, we reach out to get Paracetamol or some anti-histamine so we'll feel better again. To go to work or go back to school. Continue our routine.

As for anti-psychotic medicines and anti-depressants, they're there to make us happy. Let's just focus on that one kind of medicine and not the others. Anti-psychotic medicines and antidepressants are supposed to make us happy, tranquilize us, control radical ideas and suicidal thoughts. 

But...

...what if one day, our control center ("the brain") decides that those "medicines" are not for us? That indeed, they are a reminder of the painful past we are trying so very hard to forget? That everyday, when we take our prescribed dosage either in the morning or before bed, we are then reminded that we are a failure? That we failed in the race called life? Then the faces of the people that hurt us so much are recalled.

Is that a desired effect mentioned in  medicine pamphlets and in psychiatry books? No, these "feelings" are caused by the medicine itself! Just by utterance of the "medicine", "anti-psychotic", "anti-depressant", "bipolar", "mentally ill", "mental illness", "psychiatry," "psychiatric" and other related words, you start to cringe and cower. And when that time to take "so-called medicine" is drawing closer, you just want to die.

Again, is this a desired effect of the medicine? These anti-psychotic medicines are antidepressants, as well as mood stabilizers, are supposed to control these feelings of worthlessness, but instead, they CREATE these feelings for the patient.

As a conclusion, should you still take these medicines?

No, I don't think so. If you don't wanna end up killing yourself, then stop taking these medicines. Take out the trash yourself.

 

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