Originally Posted by listopencil
There are several ways to go here and they all involve spending money. If the research isn't done and the therapy isn't applied, then there really isn't anything left but medication. That's where we are right now.
I am not a fan of govt research for such things—or many things. Military research is the only one that comes to mind. Major breakthroughs come from individuals free from any of the state's restraints. They need that freedom.
I spoke to a psychiatrist recently, as matter of fact, and he even admitted when it comes to talking therapy it really depended on any doctors individual ability to communicate and the trust he has from his patient for them to communicate for any results. Hence, results were random.