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  1. Kerome

    Meditation challenge!

    I’ve read so much material about the positive benefits of mindfulness meditation that I decided to get serious with it, and change my practice from “I meditate when I feel like it” to “I meditate every morning” for a week. Then if I like it I may extend it, but the initial challenge I’m setting...
  2. F

    Minimal effects of prolonged smoking abstinence or resumption on cognitive performance challenge the "self-medication" hypothesis in schizophrenia.

    Minimal effects of prolonged smoking abstinence or resumption on cognitive performance challenge the "self-medication" hypothesis in schizophrenia. Minimal effects of prolonged smoking abstinence or resumption on cognitive performance challenge the "self-medication" hypothesis in schizophrenia...
  3. Funnyday


    My voices insist that they're real people. So I've challenged them to send me a postcard from London. They are cowards and are scared of getting caught. So I've suggested that they use a stencil to write my address on the postcard. Then ask the post office counter person, to put a stamp on the...
  4. E

    Just a story about my problem

    Most days I will be relatively normal, but then sometime I'll be stressed out and things just go to hell. I once hyperventilate because I was panicking about a project for my bio class in high school. It was a trivial matter, but at the time I thought the world was going to collapse because my...
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    Voices challenge me, they conspire for me and against me, they want something from me, they demand, curse and neglect, ask to many questions. I do listen, don't obey. I Take suggestions lightly and not on time, ignore their power, promote it with those that can stand to listen long enough, hard...
  6. E

    The challenge and promise of firendship and aquintance

    Often I have been told to hang around people that have the gift for gab, the social circle of winners, to realize potential of being picky and choosy. I find that the failure path really. If I don't have friends or family members or random people that challenge me in friendship or...
  7. C


    Flintshire Advocacy Services North Wales 1 The Podium, Ambrose Lloyd Centre, New Street, Mold, Flintshire CH7 1NP 01352 759332 [email protected] The advocacy service is structurally independent from statutory organisations. The service is designed and operates in a way which is free...
  8. Purr38

    A really bad day

    I have felt as though i have a bad cold all day and i know that this is depression linked. I takes me two hours to get moving in the morning and another two to be able to eat something substantial. The Noonday Demon is accurate for me lately, but today it has been all day which is unusual. I am...
  9. D

    Hello To All

    Good evening, new here and looking for advice and support. Suffering from bipolar 1 disorder, anxiety, and OCD. I have been wanting to introduce myself since I joined over two weeks ago but have just been really busy with daily errands and especially preparing myself to go back to school...
  10. G

    who am i?

    hi, i am a 20 year old male who studies at uni, but i am looking for answers as i literally am unable to comprehend my experience with the world at thid time. moreso i dont what is the correct way to live my life - am i doing it correctly? you see i have suffered with ocd probably all my life...
  11. P

    Just saying Hello!

    Hi, just joined tonight. Have suffered with depression for over 30 years, though I wasn't aware it was this for about 20 of them. I just believed I am a naturally miserable person, it was quite a shock to find out it had a name!! I have a beautiful 16 year old daughter who suffers with social...
  12. LoneKnight

    i live in music

    i have a hard time talking to people again with this -__- but its true i try to talk to them i mean i see them all happy and exited and since i'm more of a calm and layed back guy they think something wrong with me so that's one reason the other is my face is a bit serious i'm like "this is my...
  13. Lincoln1990

    I wanted to say thank you!!

    I wanted to say thank you for to everyone for being the push that I needed to get out of the rough patch I was in. It's passed now. I'm no longer suicidal. Im going to school in the fall. I'm going to color my hair back to a more natural color :rofl: I'm going to start eating healthy (even...
  14. N

    Challenges - Recovery continuing

    HI all, With arrangements and confirmation verified very quickly earlier this week, I am all set now for my volunteering challenge thsi time round; data inputting transferring certain types of magazine based information onto database system. Aside of this 2 days a week, I do intend to...
  15. D

    Obsessive thoughts bringing me down

    Today is a very emotional day for me, I have been crying quite a bit over thoughts of how I am. What I want to ask here is if anyone is going through or has overcome what I believe I am going through. Today was my first day with my consoler. I told him what I had and he believes it can be...
  16. L

    Just Curious...

    Hi all, Wishing you all stable mental health! Just wondering what you guys think is the biggest challenge people with mental health issues have to face in this day and age? Just curious, Lots of love xx
  17. F

    The breakthrough challenge

    This person is researching stress and the development of schizophrenia. The CAMH Breakthrough Challenge
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    Antipsychotics Against Schizophrenia: A Drug Pipeline That’s Running Dry?

    Antipsychotics Against Schizophrenia: A Drug Pipeline That’s Running Dry? The development of new treatments for schizophrenia is a very tough challenge. Despite the development of a wide range of preclinical models and the tremendous efforts put into translational research, the availability of...

    Schizophrenia and work: Interview techniques

    Schizophrenia and work: Interview techniques - Living With Schizophrenia Schizophrenia and work: Interview techniques Without a doubt, for a person living with schizophrenia, getting back into work after a long period “on the sick” will be one of the biggest challenges they will face. And...
  20. N

    Memories of having had my heart broken.

    I had reason to remember having had my heart broken.Someone who rejected me years ago, I had a dream that he and I were together and he was good to me n my dream, n real life though he was an undeserving prick who reeled me in for one thing only, I had my heart and soul invested in ths guy and...