There seems to be a correlation between the use of psychiatric drugs and mass shooters.
If you read all of this stuff, it all boils down to what many call McTherapy: it’s like going to a McDonalds. You get a happy meal, a quarter-pounder or a big mac. You might get a fish sandwich or some mcnuggets.
You will NOT get anything that is not on the menu.
Do you see what I did there?
Little Johnny is depressed. He goes to his McGeneral Practitioner and complains. He’s given generic Zoloft and everything is hunky-dorie. Case closed, he’s cured.
A year later little Johnnie steals a gun and kills as many people he can until someone blows his head off.
The truth about psychiatric disorders is they are often very complicated. Depression is really more of a symptom than a specific diagnosis. Little Johnnie’s depression could have been several things, none of them good and depression is just a label for- we aren’t sure and we don’t have the time to do a through diagnosis.
This is a multiple choice question. The choices are more questions.
- Is this a gun problem? Really!?
- Is Little Johnnie just an evil little bastard or is he mentally ill?
- Was Little Johnnie’s doctor incompetent?
- Were the drug companies aware that some people will go bonkers on their meds?
There are a whole LOT of questions here.
The gun question is, in many ways, the least important of them.