Tag Archives: depression

It’s drafty in here (Our Father, who art a placebo…)

This is another one of those articles that sat in my drafts for a long while and needs out. The original story is out of Newsweek, but I found it via a column in the San Fransisco Chronicle. The Newsweek … Continue reading

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And I’m never depressed because I know I don’t need an invisible caregiver…

Interesting study via Science Daily: clinically depressed patients were more likely to respond to their meds if they thought God gave a damn about their recovery. Response to medication, defined as a 50-percent reduction in symptoms, can vary in psychiatric … Continue reading

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Children are better off today.. well, kind of.

I don’t have kids. I don’t even know if I want kids. I think if I did have kids, I’d consider raising them like in The Village, away from the hustle and bustle and crazy tech crap and money woes … Continue reading

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