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  • Foofighter
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    9 months ago

    It’s so weird for me that he seemed surprised that benzos are, in fact, highly addictive with severe withdraw symptoms. Isn’t he a psychologist and potentially someone who is allowed to prescribe such drugs?

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      9 months ago

      Fortunately only psychiatrists can prescribe drugs and they’re actual physicians.

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        9 months ago

        That’s an important distinction that too few people understand:

        Psychiatrists: medical doctors with a specialization in mental health who can prescribe drugs

        Psychologists: trained professionals with an academic degree who provide mental health care by (generally) talking with you

        Both are important health care providers, but they generally do very different things, and in a mental health crisis you best have one of each at hand.

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      9 months ago

      Your ignoring 2 facts about him. He’s a liar and he likes taking drugs. A simple Google search will tell you how dangerous it is to abuse. J-dawg didn’t care because he likes taking drugs.

      The fact that he got addicted to an antianxiety medication when his personal philosophy involves fighting monsters and dragons is hilariously pathetic.

      Also, I dare you to Google “Jordan Peterson Grandma”.

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          9 months ago

          You couldn’t torture that shit out of me. St. Peter could ask me to admit to it to get into heaven, and I’d walk straight past him into hell.