Re: UI request
- From: David Gersic <usenet_spam_trap@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 18:35:40 +0000 (UTC)
On Thu, 2 Aug 2007 10:36:26 +0000 (UTC), Retro <usenet-2007@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
Thanks to all who replied so far.
David Gersic <usenet_spam_trap@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
Due to the vacillating nature of gambling laws in this country, many
machines were smashed and burned. I have a few of the ones that survived.
No Zaccharias though, they were rare to start off with, never seen one.
This place has a topic?
Sounds a lot like a case of clinical depression. Your friend should
see a competant doctor.
She has seen more-than-five-less-than-10. OK, with the caveats raised by
GB on the "competent" part.
A competent GP is one that says "Hm. I can't help you with this, but
here's somebody who may be able to..." as they refer you to somebody
with the relevant training, experience, and track record.
fortunately. I'm very impressed with my GP. Unfortunately the
kid-in-question lives 1500km north of me.
Bit of a drive. Without wanting to get too personal about it, do you
know the parent(s)?
Noted. Problem of course being that girlie-in-question has seen enough
incompetents  to make her once-bitten-twice-shy.
Psychiatry is at least one part magic, and a couple of parts random luck.
Sometimes the one you're talking to can't help you, even if they could
help somebody else. In any reasonably complicated case, seeing more than
a few different ones is likely before finding one you can work with. And,
even then, you may have to move on to another one eventually.
So how do I persuade her to see a psychiatrist? I know, my problem, not
yours, rhetorical question.
Psychologists and things like "group" therepy aren't all bad. They can
help encourage the person to see the psychiatrist as well as providing
some support and encouragement. And not all psychologists are quacks.
Good luck. Thank-you for giving enough of a damn about your
friend to ask for help.
Amen to that. Most people don't understand what it's like, and even
fewer are willing to take on this sort of thing.
 And I say "incompetent" because clearly the problem has not been
It could be, or simply a mismatch between people. Even a doctor with
a great track record may not be the right one for any given patient.
Recognizing that, and moving on to a different one, is important.
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- From: Retro
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