"In psychiatry, many diseases are treated equally
well with medication or therapy," Carlat says. "But the
guidelines tend to be biased toward medication" because
it's costly to make and study drugs.
While "Patty is much softer this season and less ruthless,"
Byrne says, "Ellen has become a bit of a warrior. They're on
a much more even playing field."
As families move away from their stable community,
their friends of many years, their extended family
relationships, the informal flow of information is cut off,
and with it the confidence that information will be available
when needed and will be trustworthy and reliable.
Rodriguez notes that children in remote villages around
the world are fans of superstars like Arnold Schwarzenegger
and Garth Brooks, yet "some Americans fear that
immigrants living within the United States remain somehow
immune to the nation's assimilative power".
It was moreover a step away from individual initiative,
towards collectivism and municipal and state-owned business.
Hence the analogy that likens the conduct of monetary
policy to driving a car with a blackened windscreen, a
cracked rear-view mirror and a faulty steering wheel.