(NaturalNews) If there were ever evidence that doctors are on an ignorant, out-of-control rampage to subject your brain to sedatives, this has got to be it.
Have you been bullied at work- Have you witnessed someone else being bullied- Then you are a prime candidate to be prescribed drugs to deal with your problem, according to research reported by Medical News Today:
The findings showed that workplace bullying was associated with subsequent prescriptions for psychoactive drugs in both men and women.
Women were around 50% more likely to have a prescription for these drugs while men were around twice as likely to do so if they had been bullied at work. And witnessing workplace bullying had a similar impact.
Women were 53% more likely to be prescribed a psychoactive drug, while men were almost twice as likely to receive a prescription of this kind.
Should your doctor be the one to treat you if you have a relationship problem-
Bullying is very much a people problem. If you 1) bully others 2) get bullied by others or 3) helplessly witness bullying, then you have a relationship problem that requires interpersonal skills as both remedy and prevention.
Not much, considering that the average doctor has the people skills of a marble slab. Does a doctor know how to mediate conflict- Does he know how to deal with intense emotions- Of course not. Doctors do not receive training in these areas. In fact, their jobs encourage disassociation from emotions.
Any doctor worth his salt would promptly refer any relationship issue to a relationship expert with real people skills as a first resort.
Dealing with a bully requires being assertive. Being assertive requires freedom from past emotional trauma, inner confidence, a strong sense of justice and a healthy sense of self. If you are being bullied, these qualities are worth developing. Once you have them, they will serve you in a thousand ways for the rest of your life, not just in bullying situations.
Solving the problem by becoming a stronger person is an actual solution that will pay dividends for a lifetime. Taking a drug as a solution robs you of this opportunity.
Don’t look to drugs for answers to people problems. Build real people skills.
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