Psychiatric Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 100 famous quotes and sayings about psychiatric to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 100 Quotes About Psychiatric

#1. We must urge a national dialogue on better methods of curbing preventable gun violence, and address the need for mental health awareness and access to psychiatric services in this country. - Author: Charles B. Rangel
Quotes About Psychiatric #827302
#2. She had read enough lives of the poetesses to know all about inpatient psychiatric care. - Author: Nell Zink
Quotes About Psychiatric #974341
#3. Welcome to the psychiatric hotline: if you are obsessive compulsive press one repeatedly. If you are schizophrenic listen closely and a little voice will tell you which number to press. If you have borderline personality disorder hang up; you have already pushed everybody's buttons. - Author: Barbara Oakley
Quotes About Psychiatric #948547
#4. I don't feel uncomfortable in forbidding institutions, and work with, say, prisons or psychiatric institutions could be one of the things that evolve out of the Laureateship. - Author: Chris Riddell
Quotes About Psychiatric #944614
#5. Neither he [Ferenczi] nor Freud believed that a person should be exempted from legal punishment
or worse, that he should be punished by compulsory psychiatric "treatments"
because of psychoanalytic information about him. In the light of current thought, this is a startling and sobering fact. - Author: Thomas Szasz
Quotes About Psychiatric #931757
#6. Judging people for whom they love (a same sex partner) rather than by whom they harm, should in itself merit a psychiatric diagnosis. - Author: Harriet Lerner
Quotes About Psychiatric #927184
#7. Exercise is the single most powerful tool you have to optimize your brain function ... exercise has a profound impact on cognitive abilities and mental health. It is simply one of the best treatments we have for most psychiatric problems. - Author: John Ratey
Quotes About Psychiatric #923933
#8. The problem for many people is that we cannot point to the underlying biological bases of most psychiatric disorders. In fact, we are nowhere near understanding them as well as we understand disorders of the liver or the heart. - Author: Eric Kandel
Quotes About Psychiatric #920539
#9. Some people still hold [the] view that restraints help psychiatric patients feel safe. I've never met a psychiatric patient who agreed. - Author: Elyn Saks
Quotes About Psychiatric #918873
#10. But it seemed as if all psychiatric medicine was aimed only at the symptoms. Mute the paranoia. Calm the rage. Raise the endorphins. Underneath, the mysteries continued, unchanged. Underneath, somewhere in the chemistry of her brain, there was something that could not be reached. - Author: Jerry Pinto
Quotes About Psychiatric #874680
#11. Because if you really want to die, I can put you under psychiatric observation." "I don't want to die," A.J. says after a bit. "I just find it difficult to be here all the time. Do you think I'm crazy? - Author: Gabrielle Zevin
Quotes About Psychiatric #870314
#12. And the reason I really appreciated this is because after the picture came out, I was invited by the American Psychiatric Association to give a lecture. I couldn't believe it! - Author: Rod Steiger
Quotes About Psychiatric #839673
#13. When anxiety disrupts functioning, it's psychiatric illness. - Author: Harriet Lerner
Quotes About Psychiatric #836579
#14. I think you're a terrible person and I hope you get some psychiatric help. Go to hell. - Author: Maddox
Quotes About Psychiatric #989818
#15. Anyone can look through my sketchbooks as long as they don't have a background in psychiatric medicine. - Author: Chris Riddell
Quotes About Psychiatric #826473
#16. Based on his own experience and the experiences of others he treated later in his psychiatric practice, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering, but we can choose how to find meaning in it and move forward with renewed purpose. - Author: Sophie Sabbage
Quotes About Psychiatric #787430
#17. Ambien might have mentally just tossed my salad. WITH CROUTONS. - Author: Jen Lancaster
Quotes About Psychiatric #782071
#18. Let me tell something, seeing your name and psychiatric ward on the same piece of paper isn't the best way to start your day. - Author: Michael Thomas Ford
Quotes About Psychiatric #764665
#19. Eccentricity is not a psychiatric disorder. - Author: Bill Dedman
Quotes About Psychiatric #761896
#20. Overhead announcement at psychiatric hospital: Lithium is no longer available on credit. - Author: Earl Mac Rauch
Quotes About Psychiatric #756522
#21. Deep scientific psychoanalysis reveals that excessive beliefs and dependence on religion is a superstition and fear induced psychiatric disease. - Author: Debasish Mridha
Quotes About Psychiatric #727770
#22. A woman can feel that she is losing her mind - or develop actual psychiatric symptoms - if the obvious realities of her life, including abuse, are denied repeatedly by her partner. - Author: Lundy Bancroft
Quotes About Psychiatric #716591
#23. Psychiatric services - that is, the attempt to help a person overcome his emotional difficulties in living - are priceless if successful or worthless if they fail. - Author: Frieda Fromm-Reichmann
Quotes About Psychiatric #697547
#24. I did live through Katrina and also Hurricane Rita, which hit Lake Charles. Interestingly, when Katrina hit, they evacuated and Lake Charles was one of the evacuation destinations. We opened up the civic center of the city to the evacuees and provided them free medical and psychiatric care there. - Author: Dale Archer
Quotes About Psychiatric #671931
#25. The psychiatric ward was a really creepy place and, hindsight being 20/20, the creepiest thing about it was that I truly belonged there. - Author: Steve-O
Quotes About Psychiatric #665933
#26. And at times I murmured the token phrase to the doctor, 'When can I go home?' knowing that home was the place where I least desired to be. There they would watch me for signs of abnormality, like ferrets around a rabbit burrow waiting for the rabbit to appear. - Author: Janet Frame
Quotes About Psychiatric #1126748
#27. My goal in life is to have a psychiatric disorder named after me. - Author: Darynda Jones
Quotes About Psychiatric #1298264
#28. To find out who you are is like putting yourself on a psychiatric couch, but you have nobody to help you. Really it isn't easy. I was talking with my nephew this morning and he gave me one of the best quotes I've heard in years 'Personal style is curiosity about oneself.' - Author: Iris Apfel
Quotes About Psychiatric #1271286
#29. Heritability in psychiatric disorders typically involves complex inheritance patterns controlled by multiple genes that interact with environmental factors to produce their results. - Author: Joseph E. Ledoux
Quotes About Psychiatric #1267629
#30. The degree to which the psychiatric community is complicit with abusive parents in drugging non-compliant children is a war crime across the generations, and there will be a Nuremberg at some point in the future - Author: Stefan Molyneux
Quotes About Psychiatric #1253801
#31. Anybody who believes that the earth is less than 10,000 years old needs psychiatric help. - Author: Francis Crick
Quotes About Psychiatric #1238101
#32. Retrospective epidemiological studies report that 20% of the general population qualifies for a current psychiatric diagnosis and 50% for a lifetime one.4 Prospective epidemiological studies double these rates and suggest that mental disorder is becoming virtually ubiquitous.5, 6 During the past - Author: Allen Frances
Quotes About Psychiatric #1210095
#33. We must stop criminalizing mental illness. It's a national tragedy and scandal that the L.A. County Jail is the biggest psychiatric facility in the United States. - Author: Elyn Saks
Quotes About Psychiatric #1205253
#34. There are literally Internet rescue camps in China and Korea to deal with children that are addicted. Internet disorder is maybe going to count as a psychiatric disorder in a couple of years. - Author: Pico Iyer
Quotes About Psychiatric #1188172
#35. I realized that I had screwed up my life living different parts of my life in different places. I wasn't whole. I wasn't integrated. I wasn't a complete person. And after that, came out, spent some time at a psychiatric hospital. - Author: James McGreevey
Quotes About Psychiatric #1162951
#36. I grew up in a bookless house with a father and brother who have spent most of their lives in prison, psychiatric hospitals, or living rough, and a mother who has spent her life slaving and scrimping to pay the bills, living a nervous and troubled life. - Author: M. J. Hyland
Quotes About Psychiatric #1157074
#37. The ethics of psychiatric therapy is the very negation of the ethics of political liberty. The former embraces absolute power, provided it is used to protect and promote the patient's mental health. The latter rejects absolute power, regardless of its aim or use. - Author: Thomas Szasz
Quotes About Psychiatric #1153057
#38. Jesus Christ might simply have returned to his carpentry following the use of modern psychiatric treatments. - Author: William Sargant
Quotes About Psychiatric #1130518
#39. Harvard Medical School, the University of South Florida and the American Psychiatric Association have all conducted studies showing that the earlier one begins gambling, the more likely it is he or she will become an addicted, problem gambler. - Author: Spencer Bachus
Quotes About Psychiatric #638351
#40. keeps his tone soothingly soft, the mellow tones of a psychiatric nurse, as he informs me that I will have to give a speech. Then he waits for me to freak out. This speech is not your - Author: Shonda Rhimes
Quotes About Psychiatric #1124074
#41. No one would ever say that someone with a broken arm or a broken leg is less than a whole person, but people say that or imply that all the time about people with mental illness. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
Quotes About Psychiatric #1113798
#42. I'm great at a deathbed. I've never given tranquillisers or psychiatric medicine. I've given love and fun and creativity and passion and hope, and these things ease suffering. - Author: Patch Adams
Quotes About Psychiatric #1112512
#43. I didn't get at first put into a rehab facility; I got put in a adolescent psychiatric unit for my detox. - Author: Jack Osbourne
Quotes About Psychiatric #1063402
#44. the essential feature of the Dissociative Disorders is a disruption in the usually integrated functions of consciousness, memory, identity,or perception - Author: American Psychiatric Association
Quotes About Psychiatric #1063032
#45. We couldn't be making as much money, if we had to deal with stranger behaviour. And right now, anybody who slows down our economic productivity, off they go. We have a place for them, the psychiatric institution. That's the main thing, they slow things down. - Author: Chester Brown
Quotes About Psychiatric #1061921
#46. When Paul announced himself in a rather formal way to the secretary, he said simply, "I am Watzlawick." She suspected he was a new psychiatric patient showing up for an appointment at the wrong time, and she interpreted his introduction as, "I am not Slavic. - Author: Paul Watzlawick
Quotes About Psychiatric #1057578
#47. The involuntary character of psychiatric treatment is at odds with the spirit and ethics of medicine itself. - Author: Kate Millett
Quotes About Psychiatric #1037464
#48. People go for help, but their lives don't get better because of those psychiatric drugs. They get worse. They feel numb and they're told that's a good thing. It's how you degrade a society
by drugging the piss out of it. - Author: Tom Cruise
Quotes About Psychiatric #1020499
#49. In reality, psychiatric diagnosing is a kind of spiritual profiling that can destroy lives and frequently does. - Author: Peter Breggin
Quotes About Psychiatric #1019964
#50. Energy drinks like Red Bull may give you wings for the moment, but in time it takes away your basic physical and mental wellness and leads to disastrous psychiatric and physiological conditions. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
Quotes About Psychiatric #1000384
#51. And I also felt that no one in an audience could abuse me worse than the sort of abuse I had had at work as a psychiatric nurse. - Author: Jo Brand
Quotes About Psychiatric #176000
#52. And all our gods are not lies. They existed. All our gods, from the beginning of time, have been men with psychiatric conditions. And their delusions were so deep, they passed them on. - Author: Manu Joseph
Quotes About Psychiatric #322501
#53. Psychoanalysis has changed American psychology from a diagnostic to a therapeutic science, not because so many patients are cured by the psychoanalytic technique, but because of the new understanding of psychiatric patients it has given us, and the new and different concept of illness and health. - Author: Karl A. Menninger
Quotes About Psychiatric #318082
#54. The World Health Organization found that Americans live in the richest country, but they are also the most anxious.2 The average high school kid today experiences the same level of anxiety as the average psychiatric patient of the 1950s. - Author: Brigid Schulte
Quotes About Psychiatric #313837
#55. The amount of sympathy you get from having an illness is paid out like a Ponzi scheme and psychiatric disorders are all the way at the bottom. - Author: Nenia Campbell
Quotes About Psychiatric #306384
#56. The Greeks distinguished between good and bad behavior, language that enhanced or diminished persons. Being intoxicated with scientism, we fail to recognize that the seemingly technical terms used to identify psychiatric illnesses and interventions are simply dyphemisms and euphemisms. - Author: Thomas Szasz
Quotes About Psychiatric #302395
#57. A man who says that men are machines may be a great scientist. A man who says he is a machine is 'depersonalized' in psychiatric jargon. - Author: R.D. Laing
Quotes About Psychiatric #294888
#58. To listen to the nation's psychiatric gurus is to come to believe that crimes are caused, not committed. Perpetrators don't do the crime, but are driven to their dirty deeds by a confluence of uncontrollable factors, victims of societal forces or organic brain disease. - Author: Ilana Mercer
Quotes About Psychiatric #289297
#59. Much of today's psychiatric science is based on wish, myth, and politics ... - Author: Loren Mosher
Quotes About Psychiatric #286153
#60. I engage my subjects in conversation, patterned after psychiatric questioning, with the aim of discovering something about the reasoning underlying their right but especially their wrong answers. - Author: Jean Piaget
Quotes About Psychiatric #270367
#61. People who foster dependence on illicit drugs such as heroin are regarded among the most unscrupulous pariahs of modern civilisation. In contrast, pushers of licit drugs tend to be viewed as altruistically motivated purveyors of social good. - Author: John Braithwaite
Quotes About Psychiatric #257611
#62. Growing up, I was in and out of trouble in group homes and other institutions, and when I was 14, I was locked up in a psychiatric hospital for a number of months for behavioral problems. - Author: Gbenga Akinnagbe
Quotes About Psychiatric #246147
#63. The psychiatric endeavor - voodoo, really - is premised on the medicalization of misconduct. - Author: Ilana Mercer
Quotes About Psychiatric #240122
#64. Yes, I'm an extremist. The Black race here in North America is in extremely bad condition. You show me a Black man who isn't an extremist and I'll show you one who needs psychiatric attention. - Author: Malcolm X
Quotes About Psychiatric #322551
#65. Amateur psychiatric prognosis can be fascinating when there's absolutely nothing else to do. - Author: Richard Condon
Quotes About Psychiatric #157698
#66. My mother was terribly invasive, all in the name of psychiatric honesty. It was a bad thing in some ways, but I do think it had the effect of making me interested in 'the truth' as a writer - more than beauty, more than having a shapely story. - Author: Edmund White
Quotes About Psychiatric #142429
#67. The fatal weakness of most psychiatric historiographies lies in the historians' failure to give sufficient weight to the role of coercion in psychiatry and to acknowledge that mad-doctoring had nothing to do with healing. - Author: Thomas Szasz
Quotes About Psychiatric #135853
#68. Having a parent incarcerated increases a child's chances of juvenile delinquency between 300 and 400 percent; it increases the odds of a serious psychiatric disorder by 250 percent. - Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Quotes About Psychiatric #133242
#69. Studies show that neurotic and psychiatric disorders are more common among those who attempt to keep conscious control of life and suppress its unwelcome quirks. Sanity, paradoxically, may lie in accepting that you are not in control. - Author: Michael Brooks
Quotes About Psychiatric #122272
#70. I consider racism to be a medical problem. Racists need serious medical and psychiatric help, because they are killing themselves and making others suffer along with them. - Author: Ishmael Reed
Quotes About Psychiatric #110881
#71. While a psychiatric diagnosis can serve a purpose in treatment plans, it should not become a tool to discredit a person's disclosure of abuse. - Author: Lee Ann Hoff
Quotes About Psychiatric #90860
#72. Depression has been called the world's number one public health problem. In fact, depression is so widespread it is considered the common cold of psychiatric disturbances. But there is a grim difference between depression and a cold. Depression can kill you. - Author: David D. Burns
Quotes About Psychiatric #87950
#73. I too searched far and wide for the cure to addiction, but my medical and psychiatric background did not lead me to the cure because the source of addiction does not lie here,. - Author: Abraham J. Twerski
Quotes About Psychiatric #85866
#74. I am growing to hate the vague declarations of psychiatric treatment, the airy cross-your-fingers pronouncements. The treatment of mental health is an inexact science. But, as I am slowly coming to understand, depression is an inexact illness. - Author: Sally Brampton
Quotes About Psychiatric #63793
#75. maybe the American Psychiatric Association had a crazy desire to label all life a mental disorder. I - Author: Jon Ronson
Quotes About Psychiatric #35088
#76. My mom worked as a psychiatric social worker. She was interested in people, and I guess I am, too. So we would talk about the people that we knew, and why they behaved the way they did. - Author: Julianne Moore
Quotes About Psychiatric #491155
#77. His lover was a born entertainer who liked to kill things. How he wasn't in a psychiatric ward or on a Most Wanted list somewhere was anyone's guess. - Author: Abigail Roux
Quotes About Psychiatric #611248
#78. By dinnertime, Amanda had managed to pick off all of her red nail polish purely out of habit. She was disappointed and silently cursed at herself when she remembered not having anymore to put on. She stared at her fingernails for about twenty minutes for lack of something better to do. - Author: Jason Medina
Quotes About Psychiatric #604526
#79. Wow," Jake said, his face going blank. "Assface. Is that a technical term? Maybe some kind of psychiatric diagnosis I'm not familiar with? - Author: Lynn Red
Quotes About Psychiatric #602000
#80. My life is just like a soap opera filmed in a psychiatric ward. - T-SHIRT - Author: Darynda Jones
Quotes About Psychiatric #581699
#81. Well. There is a psychiatric occurrence we see in men-not often women-where they put all their hopes and dreams onto one person, so intensely that at some point it trips a wire in the brain circuitry, and that causes them to go, in a minute, 180 degrees the other way. - Author: Emma Forrest
Quotes About Psychiatric #564160
#82. You'll know you've officially become sleep deprived when you have the unique feeling of being drunk, high, and on a psychiatric hold all at the same time. Some - Author: Dawn Dais
Quotes About Psychiatric #552841
#83. It may sound surprising when I say, on the basis of my own clinical practice as well as that of my psychological and psychiatric colleagues, that the chief problem of people in the middle decade of the twentieth century is emptiness. - Author: Rollo May
Quotes About Psychiatric #545291
#84. Because my father was a psychiatric nurse, I know my way around the system. - Author: Trisha Goddard
Quotes About Psychiatric #535415
#85. The moment you have massive social and political commentary trying to explain a phenomenon, then you know we are no longer dealing with a strictly psychiatric question. - Author: Norman Finkelstein
Quotes About Psychiatric #518901
#86. My father was a military judge, and my mother was a psychiatric social worker. My brother and sister and I were moved around constantly, in and outside the U.S., living in Germany for much of our teens. - Author: Julianne Moore
Quotes About Psychiatric #511674
#87. Accepting a psychiatric diagnosis is like a religious conversion. It's an adjustment in cosmology, with all its accompanying high priests, sacred texts, and stories of religion. And I am, for better or worse, an instant convert. - Author: Kiera Van Gelder
Quotes About Psychiatric #502299
#88. It just begged the question: If it took so long for one of the best hospitals in the world to get to this step, how many other people were going untreated, diagnosed with a mental illness or condemned to a life in a nursing home or a psychiatric ward? - Author: Susannah Cahalan
Quotes About Psychiatric #501093
#89. In 1955, there was one psychiatric bed for every three hundred Americans; fifty years later, it was one bed for every three thousand. - Author: Bryan Stevenson
Quotes About Psychiatric #9036
#90. That can cause an electrolyte disturbance: hypercalcemia. Stones, bones, moans, groans, thrones, and psychiatric overtones. That's the mnemonic, Natasha said, and repeated psychiatric overtones to herself. p.307 - Author: Anthony Marra
Quotes About Psychiatric #430466
#91. I wish I were a bird. I'd fly all the way up to the clouds and look down on this place, and then I'd go far away and never come back. - Author: Jason Medina
Quotes About Psychiatric #430168
#92. I have come to the conclusion that Tony Blair has finally gone mad ... he made assertions that are so jaw-droppingly and breathtakingly at variance with reality that he surely needs professional psychiatric help. - Author: Boris Johnson
Quotes About Psychiatric #427931
#93. Psychiatric diagnosis still relies exclusively on fallible subjective judgments rather than objective biological tests. - Author: Allen Frances
Quotes About Psychiatric #427862
#94. When I was still in my psychiatric residency training in New York City, I was subjected to the doctor draft of that time, during the early fifties, at the time of the Korean War. - Author: Robert Jay Lifton
Quotes About Psychiatric #410479
#95. On the ward there was hurt and pain so big and so deep that speech could not express it. I had been interested in philosophy, and suddenly philosophy came alive for me, for here the basic questions of human existence were not abstractions: they were embodied in human suffering - Author: Frank X. Barron
Quotes About Psychiatric #407123
#96. Amanda had way too much time to think being at the hospital without any friends. She didn't want to dwell on her thoughts for too long lest the wrong ones might emerge. She was hoping to forget what happened to her. - Author: Jason Medina
Quotes About Psychiatric #397392
#97. Addiction, obesity, starvation (anorexia nervosa) are political problems, not psychiatric: each condense and expresses a contest between the individual and some other person or persons in his environment over the control of the individual's body. - Author: Thomas Szasz
Quotes About Psychiatric #396587
#98. If you expand the boundaries of mental illness, which is clealry what has happened in this country during the past twenty-five years, and you treat the people so diagnosed with psychiatric medications, do you run the risk of turning an anger-ridden teenager into a lifelong mental patient? (p. 30) - Author: Robert Whitaker
Quotes About Psychiatric #388393
#99. I was in danger of having my children taken away from me when I needed five weeks in psychiatric care ... There is the smiling depressive which is the biggest time bomb and when they go they usually go with a bang, which was me ... - Author: Trisha Goddard
Quotes About Psychiatric #363498
#100. Psychiatric expert testimony: mendacity masquerading as medicine. - Author: Thomas Szasz
Quotes About Psychiatric #357909

Famous Authors

Popular Topics