Guide: The Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Hoax

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is real.  Now, here is the hoax, actually many, many hoaxes.  For now, we will provide you with just four of the major hoaxes.

Major Hoax #1:  Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a mental illness.

The fact is that obsessive-compulsive disorder is a “basket name”‘; that is, obsessive-compulsive disorder is the name of a group of mental illnesses.  Some of them are extremely mild and one of them is extremely severe.

Major Hoax #2: Many people have obsessive-compulsive disorder.

The fact is that only a few people have obsessive-compulsive disorder, about one (1) in one hundred thousand (100,000) people.

Major Hoax #3: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a diseased condition of the brain.

The fact is that 99% of obsessive-compulsive disorder cases are psychogenic (“not physical”).

Major Hoax #4 Obsessive-compulsive disorder can only be cured with medications.

The fact is that 99% of obsessive-compulsive disorder cases can be cured without medication.

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Guide: The Depression Hoax

Depression is real.  Now, here is the hoax, actually many, many hoaxes.  For now, we will provide you with just four of the major hoaxes.

Major Hoax #1:  Depression is a mental illness.

The fact is that depression is a “basket name”‘; that is, depression is the name of a group of psychical (of the soul) states (which are not mental illnesses) and of mental illnesses.  Some of them are extremely mild and one of them is extremely severe.

Major Hoax #2: Many people have the mental illness form of depression.

The fact is that only a few people have the mental illness form of depression, about one (1) in fifty thousand (50,000) people.

Major Hoax #3: Depression is a diseased condition of the brain.

The fact is that 99% of depression cases are psychogenic (“not physical”).

Major Hoax #4 Depression can only be cured with medications.

The fact is that 99% of depression cases can be cured without medication.

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Guide: The Bipolar Disorder Hoax

Bipolar disorder exists.  Now, here is the hoax, actually many, many hoaxes.  For now, we will provide you with just four of the major hoaxes.

Major Hoax #1:  Bipolar disorder is a mental illness.

The fact is that bipolar disorder is a “basket name”‘; that is, bipolar disorder is the name of a group of mental illnesses.  Some of them are extremely mild and one of them is extremely severe.

Major Hoax #2: Many people have bipolar disorder.

The fact is that only a few people have bipolar disorder, about one (1) in two hundred thousand (200,000) people.

Major Hoax #3: Bipolar disorder is a diseased condition of the brain.

The fact is that 99% of bipolar disorder cases are psychogenic (“not physical”).

Major Hoax #4 Bipolar disorder can only be cured with medications.

The fact is that 99% of bipolar disorder cases can be cured without medication.

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Guide: The Schizophrenia Hoax

Schizophrenia exists.  Now, here is the hoax, actually many, many hoaxes.  For now, we will provide you with just four of the major hoaxes.

Major Hoax #1:  Schizophrenia is a mental illness.

The fact is that schizophrenia is a “basket name”‘; that is, schizophrenia is the name of a group of mental illnesses.  Some of them are extremely mild and one of them is extremely severe.

Major Hoax #2: Many people have schizophrenia.

The fact is that only a few people have schizophrenia, about one (1) in one hundred thousand (100,000) people.

Major Hoax #3: Schizophrenia is a diseased condition of the brain.

The fact is that 99% of schizophrenia cases are psychogenic (“not physical”).

Major Hoax #4 Schizophrenia can only be cured with medications.

The fact is that 99% of schizophrenia cases can be cured without medication.

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