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** Every therapist in the series has been either [[KilledOffForReal killed off]], got fired from their jobs or captured by the BigBad himself. Just for our hero protagonists to ACTUALLY figure out that there are no therapists to help them out in their problems.


** The character's had therapy before and it didn't work, so they disregard trying again entirely.

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** The character's characters have had therapy before and it didn't work, so they disregard trying again entirely.

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** Characters do believe that psychiatry is useless or even harmful.


* '''Straight''': [[TheHero Jason]] is [[ResignedToTheCall an unwilling soldier]] in a [[TheMasquerade secret war]]. [[TheLancer Lance]] is [[ParentalAbandonment an orphan]] who [[JerkassFacade acts like a]] BloodKnight to hide his [[DeathSeeker death wish]]. [[TheChick Molly]] is a StepfordSmiler with a [[WhyDidYouMakeMeHitYou manipulative]] [[StageMom mother]] who doesn't cope well with her daughter's [[WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld extracurricular activities.]] None of them get professional help for their problems.

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* '''Straight''': [[TheHero Jason]] is [[ResignedToTheCall an unwilling soldier]] in a [[TheMasquerade secret war]]. [[TheLancer Lance]] is [[ParentalAbandonment an orphan]] who [[JerkassFacade acts like a]] a BloodKnight to hide his [[DeathSeeker death wish]]. [[TheChick Molly]] is a StepfordSmiler with a [[WhyDidYouMakeMeHitYou manipulative]] [[StageMom mother]] who doesn't cope well with her daughter's [[WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld extracurricular activities.]] None of them get professional help for their problems.

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** The character's had therapy before and it didn't work, so they disregard trying again entirely.


** The FiveManBand doesn't need any actual therapy. A SurvivalMantra is all they need.

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** The FiveManBand doesn't need any actual therapy. A SurvivalMantra is all they need.comprised of HumanAliens and their species can endure high amounts of stress and trauma.


* '''Averted''': There are therapists available (of TheShrink Type 3), and the characters can see them anytime they need to (during regular office hours)

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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There are therapists available (of TheShrink Type 3), and the characters can see them anytime they need to (during regular office hours) hours).
** None of the characters are in need of psychotherapy.


* '''Averted''': There are therapists available, and the characters can see them anytime they need to (during regular office hours)

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* '''Averted''': There are therapists available, available (of TheShrink Type 3), and the characters can see them anytime they need to (during regular office hours)


** There is help, but the problem is getting people to seek it.

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** There is help, but the problem is [[TherapyIsForTheWeak getting people to seek it.it]].


* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???The BigBad knows Jason has some unresolved mental issues that can't be fixed, and takes advantage of them by making them worse and taking Jason out of commision.


** The therapists are all afraid of [[CriticalPsychoanalysisFailure being driven crazy by their patients.]]

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** The therapists are all afraid of [[CriticalPsychoanalysisFailure being driven crazy by their patients.patients]] and thus only handle cases [[BreakingTheFourthWall outside the main cast.]]

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** The story takes place AfterTheEnd or in an otherwise catastrophe ridden area, and therapists are simply not available or in too few of numbers to be of help to the protagonists.


** There are truly no therapists in the whole universe, so when Lance and Molly start going BatshitCrazy, Jason invents psychiatry.

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** There are truly no therapists in the whole universe, so when Lance and Molly start going BatshitCrazy, AxCrazy, Jason invents psychiatry.


* '''Deconstructed''': [[NeonGenesisEvangelion Without any sort of emotional backup, the heroes ultimately self-destruct, dooming the world to destruction.]]

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* '''Deconstructed''': [[NeonGenesisEvangelion [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Without any sort of emotional backup, the heroes ultimately self-destruct, dooming the world to destruction.]]

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