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    Choosing food when antipsychotics affect appetite

    I've finally just discovered something .... after two weeks of eating 'clean' foods - mainly vegetables and fruits, some dairy, nuts, fish, chicken, my cravings have now gone. I've also so far had to cut out carbs for the time being as they were just triggering me to want more and more of them...
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    in needof some advice!

    Hi, I'm here seeking advice for my sister. I don't know what to do anymore. She makes up stories all the time, about absolutely nothing and about horrible things even when presented with cold hard facts, she sticks with her story( i figure its embarrassing for her) she has been like this...
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    Soteria Netherlands Trialling Open Dialogue-based approach

    It seems that Soteria Netherlands is trialling an Open Dialogue based approach to treatment. They're in Zutphen which is in the east of the Netherlands, and are also in the process of setting up training courses for new personnel. The approach starts with a group of next of kin and therapists...
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    Dr Amit Goswami - 'Consciousness, Quantum Physics and Being Human' - by Iain McNay

    Dr Amit Goswami - 'Consciousness, Quantum Physics and Being Human' - by Iain McNay Dr Amit Goswami - 'Consciousness, Quantum Physics and Being Human' - by Iain McNay - YouTube Published on 1 Sep 2012 Dr Amit Goswami 'Consciousness, Quantum Physics and Being Human' Interview by Iain McNay...
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    More Support and Understanding Needed for People Wanting to Try a No-Meds Approach

    More Support and Understanding Needed for People Wanting to Try a No-Meds Approach More Support and Understanding Needed for People Wanting to Try a No-Meds Approach | Mad In America
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    CMHT communication difficulties

    Hi, I'm having issues with my CMHT lately and yesterday I got upset with my CC and told her. She sent this in an email and I am unsure as to whether she is being sarcastic or not. Can you help? What do you think? I do not know how to take this sentence. Thanks, Angelina
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    ive been dealing with a lot anxiety that make feel self confess about myself. I been trying to get back in to some sort of routine . I am currently getting support local charity for my mental health issues but find it really difficult to express myself to other people and be honest about my...
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    Acceptance of OCD/pure O thoughts?

    Hi guys I'm going to be bad and copy and paste the follow from a post from another forum. I would love your thoughts and opinions on this way of overcoming ocd and pure O in particular. Thank you. "I saw a very interesting thread on another site for OCD sufferers in which someone had posted...
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    A Rational Belief In The Afterlife Can Heal The Pain Of Bereavement

    A Rational Belief In The Afterlife Can Heal The Pain Of Bereavement | TruthTheory by Dr Piero Calvi-Parisetti, Contributor The suffering caused by the death of a loved one ranks amongst the most distressing human experiences. It is also, sadly, one of the most common. Just as each person is...
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    A Heavy Heart

    Hi, guys. I come here with a bit of a heavy heart. I have been diagnosed with schizophrenia for more than 20 years and held down jobs for some of them but not for the last seven. For many years I have felt unvalued and unappreciated, and ultimately worthless. Then I made contact with an...
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    Comfortable with my voices....

    Ever since I can remember, I've had a voice or two in my head. I thought everyone did and until just recently, I've been comfortable with my inner life. I have two main voices - mine and the other. Then there is the multitude and the outlier. Basically, the other and I consult whenever there...
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    Living after loss: the Adventure of Grief

    Living after loss: the Adventure of Grief
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    Living Mindfully with Voices

    Living Mindfully with Voices - Mad In America Rufus May April 9, 2013 I hope this will be of help to people who hear voices and their friends and supporters. I also hope it will be helpful to the voices which are parts of many people’s lives. Introduction Mindfulness is the ability to live...
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    Our Failed Approach to Schizophrenia

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/26/opinion/our-failed-approach-to-schizophrenia.html?_r=0 I don't think he likes those with schizophrenia much.
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    The Recovery Approach (Why is it still an alien concept?)

    Watched a really inspiring dvd by someone who had to stay on a psychiatric ward for 10 years of his life, diagnosed with chronic schizophrenia - and now has 'recovered' not on meds (as far as I know, at least not on anti-psychotics) now and is a 'recovery trainer' in Britain. He was saying how...
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    The Maastricht Approach - Accepting and Working with Voices

    Hearing Voices Maastricht - The Maastricht Approach
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    Healing Sanctuary

    Hello all - I hope is OK to post this? I have a vision for a Healing Sanctuary - I want it to be no pressure, non-profit, & organic growth - I have initially set up a trial forum on Pro Boards - Called Healing Sanctuary - http://healingsanctuary.proboards.com/index.cgi It is a work in...
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    care programme approach

    Does anybody know what this is? I have been told I'm under it. Is this just the norm for everyone to go in?
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    A Jungian Approach to Bipolar Disorder

    FYI FWIW - a different approach http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007WK48X6 A Jungian Approach to Bipolar Disorder "A Jungian Approach to Bipolar Disorder (manic depression) brings together perspectives on the subject from both Jung and later Jungians. The essay will be of interest to both...
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    Hi everyone, just wondered if anyone had any suggestions or experience of feeling like they may have been misdiagnosed by their GP/Mental Health Team. I've just been told that I have a very severe form of depression, but I feel that there may be some more underlying problems and that I may be...