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[On clinical depression]

While what you are experiencing may simply be demonic attack exacerbated by isolation from a community, it may also be a physiochemical imbalance needing a medical doctor's intervention. Please do look into both courses of action.

sniff, POD Warrior Forum 15 Comments [10/1/2002 12:00:00 AM]
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Napoleon the Clown

Using MS Word's thesaraus to tell you the big words won't make you any smarter.

7/11/2006 6:03:36 AM

Julian

And the course of action for a demon attack is what exactly? Cast Protection from Evil 10' radius. Cast Bless. Then you probably need to know exactly what kind of demon it is, Ice Storm is great if it's your standard fire demon - gotta love that double damage.

7/11/2006 7:07:23 AM

gargoyle1

Well . . . at least he also suggested it might NOT be demonic.

3/7/2008 6:20:03 PM

Darwin

Because of course, demonic possession is waaaaaaay more plausible than a chemical imbalance.

3/8/2008 4:49:53 PM

Canadiest

Doctor or Priest. Shouldn't be a hard choice unless you are nuts.

3/11/2008 4:37:02 PM

Snafui

The brain is an organ it can fail like any other organ - do diabetics need to be exorcised to no longer need insulin?

There is not even a correlation to suggest that people that follow the teachings of a Religion or pray to a higher power have any less mental illnesses than those that do not.

3/11/2008 4:51:28 PM

Dr. Shrinker

Yeah, but start by seeing a doctor (not a doctor of theology). If that doesn't help, see another doctor (again, not a doctor of theology). Continue as needed.

12/5/2008 5:13:42 PM

SonofMakuta

OK, you phone the local therapist, I'll fetch the Inquisitor. Reckon it's worth calling in Grey Knight support, or shall we find out if the physiochemical imbalance is more likely than heresy and witchcraft first?

2/26/2010 3:53:36 PM

GigaGuess

While the demon thing is pretty kooky, this is kinda mild, really.

2/26/2010 4:29:28 PM

Enigma32

But... I don't /want/ my dysthimia to be demons. Can it be nice fairies instead? Or little pink elephants? Or a tyrannical bastard in the sky who gets off watching people burn in Hell?


2/26/2010 5:01:07 PM

Sir P

The doctor described 3 doses of medicine per day and a pilgrimage to Rome.

3/8/2010 10:03:23 AM

Amadaun

Heh. I like that, actually. Options yay.

>> What? It's not the other guy's a schizophrenic and sniff's encouraging him.

12/15/2010 7:52:25 PM

Elia

Well, this is fairly sane.

12/16/2010 11:14:21 AM

Anon

And that would be why the Catholic Church has performed far fewer exorcisms in the last century or so.

12/16/2010 1:04:14 PM

anti-nonsense

at least he acknowledges the sane option, gotta give him (minimal) credit for that.

2/24/2013 3:55:30 AM
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