lightknight: and men will get to see what it's like when they're not being driven crazy by their own sex drive.
The My Little Pony Killer: lightknight: and men will get to see what it's like when they're not being driven crazy by their own sex drive.If this is true, men are pitiful.
Galloping Galoshes: Apparently it's just a result of being born with a Y an X chromosome.FTFY
Millennium: The primary symptoms -or at least the most obvious ones- of mental illness are states of mind and thought patterns. Those can be replicated. Given this, I think it's likely that as our understanding of mental illness improves, we will have to start distinguishing between "biogenic" cases where a typical underlying biological cause is identified and present, and "psychogenic" cases where that cause is not present but the symptoms clearly are.This idea is not merely about "real" versus "fake" cases. Some psychogenic cases could indeed turn out to be fake, but my goal is not to simply dismiss all psychogenic cases as fakes. The reason to distinguish is that they aren't going to be treatable in the same ways. Medicine to correct a biogenic case is obviously not going to work when the biological cause isn't there to treat. Therapy aimed at psychogenic cases may provide some relief to someone with a biogenic case, but is unlikely to overcome the underlying cause. So to treat a person properly, you need to know which type they have.
pute kisses like a man: the brain is an organ just like any other. no reason the think it can't get farked up too. unless you're some kind of dualist that thinks our minds are ethereal magic faerie stuff... even then, the thing that translates the ethereal into the material would be an organ, and no reason to think it can't get farked up. (my basic argument for the existence of mental illness not as a weakness, but as an ailment)
Smoking GNU: An error in the coding, sort of thing.
the_sidewinder: Smoking GNU: An error in the coding, sort of thing.Or a hardware fault
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