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  1. Q

    is this anxiety related

    I am experiencing an issue that has been happening to me for years but I am not sure if it's anxiety related. I have had anxiety episodes in the past (panic attacks) but this is a different sensation. There are times that are not particularly triggering but when I am thinking to myself I notice...
  2. Funnyday

    People with schizophrenia 'can learn to control voices'

    People with schizophrenia 'can learn to control voices' A study finds that using an MRI scanner to train people with the disorder can help those who don't respond to medication. People with schizophrenia can train themselves to control the part of their brain linked to hearing voices, research...
  3. P

    Are you social or isolated?

    Right now i only communicate with my family, support group (doctors and case manager) and you guys. I used to have friends, but i estranged from them because i didnt have motivation to socialise. Right now i want friends again and im going out to events and activity clubs to meet new people. I...
  4. Anime-Alchemy

    Going to make improvements in physical health

    So i am very unfit and I do not do hardly any exercise at all. This is a contrast to when I was in my teens or even early 20's, where i played football and was reasonably fit. Also in the last 10 years I have put on extra fat. I think that i am just collecting calories and not doing anything to...
  5. crescent_moon82

    Need some advice

    I’m having this dilemma, I want to work a part-time job to supplement my SSDI. However, I used up all of my trial work period and extended work period which lasted 3 years. Needing advice on how to approach a potential employer. I don’t want to go over the substantial gainful activity or I...
  6. S

    Who Else Here Has PTSD?

    Just curious,there doesn't seem to be a whole lot of activity here.
  7. P

    I’m being consumed by paranoia, and I can’t tell anybody why

    I’ll being consumed by extreme paranoia, and I’m not in a position to tell anybody why that is, as it involves illegal activity.
  8. cpuusage

    Nicotine normalizes brain activity deficits that are key to schizophrenia

    Nicotine normalizes brain activity deficits that are key to schizophrenia Nicotine normalizes brain activity deficits that are key to schizophrenia
  9. Tabitha

    Moving voluntarily from ESA support group to work-related activity group before April?

    Moving voluntarily from ESA support group to work-related activity group before April? I'm currently in the ESA support group. This came as a surprise to me, I was expecting to be put in the work-related activity group. They didn't do a medical assessment, but based my decision on documentation...
  10. cpuusage

    Ministers set to force work-related activity on everyone in ESA support group

    Ministers set to force work-related activity on everyone in ESA support group This is proper Nazi Shit - Ministers set to force work-related activity on everyone in ESA support group - Ministers set to force work-related activity on everyone in ESA support group "The Department for Work and...
  11. F

    Physical activity and schizophrenia: how much exercise do people do?

    Physical activity and schizophrenia don’t always see eye to eye. There is evidence that physical activity interventions can improve cardio-metabolic outcomes and improve mental health symptoms in people with schizophrenia (Firth et al 2015, Rosenbaum et al, 2014). However, people with psychotic...
  12. cpuusage

    A bug in fMRI software could invalidate 15 years of brain research

    Ha ha - Fucking cockwombles wasting enormous amounts of money & time on utter nonsense. But it's a brain disease CPU - Yea OK. A bug in fMRI software could invalidate 15 years of brain research - ScienceAlert There could be a very serious problem with the past 15 years of research into...
  13. D

    Help I'm sinking

    Hi I'm new to the forum. I am struggling to engage in any activity but bathe, take meds and smoke. I had a 3-day run-in with my abusive ex bf and it has set me back into just wanting to do nothing. I am not suicidal but feel helpless to make myself better. Why can't I fight this? Why the...
  14. pepecat

    Branching out - forest walks and outdoor activities in Scotland

    Branching Out - Forestry Commission Scotland 'Branching Out is an innovative development for adults who use mental health services in Scotland. For each client, the service consists of around three hours of activities per week in a woodland setting, over 12 weeks. Activities are adapted to...
  15. BigAma

    God's voice Three

    Very little activity. Hooray! Still it's still there though, when I'm going to sleep and when I first wake up, mainly. Trying to reason with my subconscious now, telling it stop the acting. I've done it before. I will post here if they our any changes. Also. I've never been to a psychiatrist...
  16. J

    nothing

    I guess I joined because I don't know what to do anymore. I'm 44, physically disabled (severe RA and fibromyalgia) and have simply lost the motivation to do very much of anything. I'm not terribly overweight, 90kg and 175cm, despite low physical activity levels (due to chronic pain), probably...
  17. F

    Getting more people into exercise/physical activity

    I think to get more people into exercise/physical activity there needs to be more emphasis on tackling the social ostracization of children who are not good at gymnastics/sport. It is not unusual to be bullied and excluded if you are poor at such things. This can put people off physical activity...
  18. E

    I've got to go on the Work Programme & I'm not happy about it

    I had an appointment at the Job Centre yesterday & it was awful, I was in there for over an hour & by the end I was so incredibly desperate to leave - I felt like I was going to vomit & scream at the same time; the woman who I saw was very abrasive, she did not take in to consideration what the...
  19. Gajolene

    Massive breakthrough in Scitzophrenia Research released today

    Genetic study provides first-ever insight into biological origin of schizophrenia Partial quote, click link for full article. http://www.broadinstitute.org/news/7823 Over the past five years, geneticists led by the Broad Institute’s Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research and its...
  20. telekinesis

    can/does schizophrenia promote or incite paranormal activity?

    wasnt for sure of the right word to use i didnt really mean promote but kinda like make more easily to be able to deal with or see and observe paranormal activity. im sure theres a large list out there for the different kinds of occult or paranormal stuff that we have experienced. but i was...
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