Indiscriminate action of psychiatric drugs

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This reference is used to annotate "I would never send my kids to school" (2017) by Piotr Wozniak

David Anderson, PhD, "Your brain is more than a bag of chemicals" (TED Talk):

"many of the drugs that are prescribed to treat [mental] disorders, like Prozac, act by globally changing brain chemistry, as if the brain were a bag of chemical soup. But that can't be the answer, because these drugs actually don't work all that well. A lot of people won't take them, or stop taking them, because of their unpleasant side effects. These drugs have so many side effects because using them to treat a complex psychiatric disorder is a bit like trying to change your engine oil by opening a can and pouring it all over the engine block. Some of it will dribble into the right place, but a lot of it will do more harm than good"

See: transcript