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There is only 1 mental health illness

There is only 1 mental health illness... And that can be a thing of the past when you know the only root cause... Generally everyone on earth is born with innate mental health and wellbeing.

It's only by a simple misunderstanding that this becomes lost 🙏🏽🙂

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I am sorry I have to disagree with that. There are lots of different kinds of mental health problems, some of which can be genetic and others learned behaviour. Many are a mixture of both, the famous nature verses nurture debate. I wouldn't call suffering from a mental health condition 'A simple misunderstanding' either. This is simplifying it far too much and is simply not true. x

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Totally agree with you hypercat. Pam

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Perhaps in simplicity lies the answer to all complexity.

We are all born thinking creatures, and this is where our problems begin.

When you understand what the misunderstanding is, then maybe you could see that all stems from one cause...

With over 430 types of therapy and medication prescribed in increasing amounts, why is there increased numbers of people suffering?

All modern therapy is based on Freudian analysis.

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Well maybe you could tell me what my parents misunderstanding was from all the emotional abuse which I get in childhood leading to lifelong depression?

Freud was the the first proper psychologist but we have moved on way past that now, unless you believe all 'hysteria' in women is caused by the womb too. I have also read Freud.

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When people are living in a world of insecurity they have so much thinking in the moment that they respond with all types of insecure behaviour. A deeper understanding of where the human experience comes from leads to a shift in consciousness where a more joyful experience of life can begin.

There is a movie called 'the shack' which shows that forgiveness is paramount to overcoming depression etc.

I've been bullied when I was young, my parents split when I was 5 years old. I never had a proper mother/son relationship. I've had anxiety, depression etc all my life until I came across this simple understanding that changed my life

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I assume you don't have depression and/or anxiety now then?

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Correct

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I disagree.

There are many different types with some many different signposts. I know in my case there are about three pathways, including medical and mental, Both can be split up in various systems, Mental health can also be caused by genetic, learned and caused by.

lack of chemicals in the brain.

Cause and affect needs to be taken into consideration, that from an early age can be problematic as well. There are also mental health problems caused by loss or cruelty.

Sweeping statements are not really helpful when talking about the Brain and some disabilities that can attack the Brain

BOB

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If a person always looks for the negative, they'll never see the positive

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On many occasions looking for the positive after mental health conditions can need to be learned and confirmed possibly again. and again. It all depends on cause and effect.

We all here learn from others experiences, given that encouragement we hope to be able to move on with our lives.

Diversions help and hopefully gaining confidence once more with those around us can help us take control of our lives once more.

We are all different, sameness, helps us confirm and control our needs. Sometimes it can take a long time to recover we all need to be brave and move on

BOB

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Here's the thing...

Change can happen in a heartbeat, I've seen it. It doesn't need to take years to recover, despite common beliefs. Once people can learn where their feelings come from it can be life changing

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RAB, I couldn’t disagree with you more. I hope you stay on the site long enough to understand that the more you learn, the less you know. You may have been able to figure out the root cause of your “simple misunderstanding” which is great for you, but it’s very presumptuous of you to think everyone is like you and that everyone’s issue is the same as yours and therefore, there is only one type of mental illness. I don’t say this to upset you, it’s just that there is WAY more to mental illness than what you think. If it were as simple as you think, the problem to mental illness would have already been solved. And all modern therapy is not based on Freud. That is a false statement.

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It's only more complicated because of the misunderstanding of where the human experience comes from. There is a simpler and more logical answer to the problems.

Unfortunately modern man likes to over complicate it by looking at the symptoms and behaviour, rather than the cause.

There is a way to heal naturally without years of therapy/counselling and medication. I've seen it and experienced it myself. Others can too.

Also big drug companies like to make huge profits, which keeps the cycle going.

It's all about the power of belief.

Check out Dr. Bruce Lipton.

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I tried to check out Dr Lipton. Run a Google search and there is hundreds of information - mostly advertising for his many books/videos/seminars. Run a search on google scholar or Suprimo, as I did, there are no peer reviewed articles published in any academic journal. Surely the world of psychology would be celebrating this breakthrough? Or at least Dr Lipton would submit his papers for critical analysis? I'm curious.

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I guess the gigantic pharmaceutical companies are reluctant for this information to be widespread knowledge.

And the majority of people are unaware of where their feelings and experience of life come from so it's easily dismissed.

There are videos on YouTube too

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A YouTube video is not the robust evidence I would consult before making a decision on an intervention. And the argument about blocking by big pharma is flawed slightly when you consider the wealth of research being undertaken and written about regarding other medication free interventions such as CBT or DBT. Why these and not Dr Lipton's 'silver bullet'?

I think if it has worked for you then that is really great. It's dangerous, though, to regard it as a panacea and to preach as such to vulnerable people - particularly when there is a cost involved. All the best, but I think I'll wait for further research to be done before looking at this again.

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Hey, no worries, I'm just trying to help people and wake them up to the fact that they don't have to suffer all their lives if only they gained an understanding of where their feelings come from. Simple logic points to the one root cause of most problems

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It only appears simple because the theory has negated the plurality of minds. It assumes that minds are the same and can therefore be fixed using a singular, unified method. I counter that minds are infinitely more complex. To paraphrase Wittgenstein, the mind is irreducible and uncertain.

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Life is not made of broad statements, we need to understand people and their concerns can be complex and not time sensitive, read pinned posts on site also topics, that may help you understand the basic reasons for mental health concerns.

Personally I will leave you to it so you can move on, with an understanding of peoples fears and loss

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