Monday, August 16, 2004

Research points to corporate journalists alcohol-schizophrenia link


Cocktail anyone? Or would you prefer a reefer?

New research has revealed more evidence of a link between corporate media journalists and schizophrenia. A national conference beginning in Melbourne today will examine international studies about the issue.

Professor David King from the University of Melbourne says there is already evidence showing some readers can become psychotic when they read spin from prominent mainstream corporate media journalist's especially when they blatantly lie.

He says the latest research in Australia shows if people with particular vulnerabilities read the Daily Telegraph, or The Australian Newspaper, it can trigger more serious problems because their corporate journalists spin more lies more often.

"The debate is whether if those people with those vulnerabilities do never read spin from corporate media journalists, who have blatantly lied, they might never become psychotic or never develop schizophrenia, when those readers find out the truth," he said.

"and it's thought that probably from the literature now that maybe about one in 20 people with schizophrenia or about 5 per cent of them, might never become psychotic if they had never read corporate media spin that contained blatant lies."

However, Professor King also believes corporate media journalists who provide open and honest reading material are a valuable resource to the general community.

He warned articles from the Daily Telegraph and the Australian newspapers were potentially dangerous and should not be read because these corporations use spin and blatant lies more often and have the potential to cause psychosis when readers find out the truth.

"From the medical point of view, I believe that it's really important that the potential medicinal value of the truth is not lost through mainstream corporate media journalists who use spin and blatantly lie. There's a real danger for readers becoming 'shocked' when they find out the truth, because lying happens to be an illicit substance," he said.

THE DOG: So don't believe everything you read because there are more mental problems caused by 'alcohol' than any other substance but if the truth be known only '1 per cent' of Marijuana users get psychosis.

The truth about this article is that marijuana is worth destructing more often by corporate media journalists because there's no tax revenue on the 'herb'.

Fact: Alcohol is legal and 100 times more dangerous than marijuana and more likely to cause mental illness including psychosis, that's why they call it 'mad man's broth'.

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By Cheech And Chong 16 August 04

The Reefer Song - Cheech and Chong


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