Psychiatric Disorders: Are Infectious Agents to Blame? INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND PSYCHIATRY The association between infection and psychiatric disorders was one of the milestones of early 20th century medicine. The identification of Treponema pallidum in the brains of individuals with “general paresis of the insane” by Noguchi and Moore in 1913 established the role of tertiary … Continue reading Psychiatric Times article
Creation. The task: Create a life of your own design, that fits this version of you, here & now, in the very skin you’ve fought to inhabit in the present tense, which you’ve also fought to inhabit. stop trying to fit into the life of yesterday and yesterday. time & space are still slippery, just-out-of-reach … Continue reading The opposite of war…
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In an attempt to feel that I have some semblance of control over my life, I narrate my experience in my head, similar to a voiceover in a movie. I don’t do this all of the time, but I also don’t do it infrequently. Even amidst narration, I recognize my actions for what they are: … Continue reading Unreliable Narrator
How many times have I done this? When I wake up tomorrow, I’ll start over. And yet. What else can I do? Allow the rip tide of the past to pull me under? So I move forward. I begin again. I allow for mistakes and offer forgiveness, but keep on moving forward. It’s not that … Continue reading Begin again