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  1. Chris Walken

    A Picture of Chronic PTSD

    Monkey with the Thousand Yard Stare, eating a rat, encapsulates living with Chronic PTSD ~ Going through the motions, to survive
  2. waterdrop

    Chronic / High-functioning depression

    Hi, there! I will tell you my story and will be thankful for your opinions and advices. As you will see, I badly talk english, I regret for this... I'm 27-year-old woman and suffer from chronic depressive feelings and symptoms since the beginning of the puberty. Although I had happy and...
  3. H

    Can depression be permanent? I seem to be cursed for life...

    Hi all, I have been depressed for many years (possibly since early childhood). I am now 41 years old and have been unable to work for the past 10 years due to this together with a chronic pain condition and chronic fatigue. I think it is getting worse over the years. :low: I have tried most...
  4. D

    Why is stability so important to BPD

    Hi I've been diagnosed with BPD for a few years and after 4 years of relative calm, chronic pain has triggered off a major crisis. Would anyone be able to explain why stability is so important to BPD? I hate the chronic feeling of emptiness it is so hard to explain why stability, having an...
  5. F

    ASD/NVLD and personality traits ?

    It seems to me that all of us whether NT or not have personality traits. However how much of what might be undiagnosed ASD/NVLD is misattributed to personality traits that lead to a psychiatric diagnosis, and ignore the possibility of ASD/NVLD? My difficulty with social relations which is my...
  6. Pinkshrimp


    Hi. I'm here looking for support while I go through this dark time. Just knowing I'm not alone helps. Im 49, female and have had depression on and off throughout my life but it's now come back with a vengeance and bought anxiety to the party. I have autoimmune diseases. Graves, in remission...
  7. M

    Recent Studies Show Chronic Pain Can Increase the Risk of Dementia in the Elderly

    Recent Studies Show Chronic Pain Can Increase the Risk of Dementia in the Elderly I read an article a few weeks back.... it was a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine. It stated that those experiencing chronic pain had an increased risk of developing dementia... it kind of makes sense...
  8. C

    Quick introduction by me

    I'm a 54 year old male, married with 2 kids (10, 17) and live in South Liverpool. I've had GAD & low mood intermittently since I was a kid in the 70's but it's got a lot worse over the past couple of years which has resulted in other issues - alcohol abuse, chronic procrastination. Both of them...
  9. T

    Coming to terms with your diagnosis...

    (Sorry for posting so much right now) How did you cope? Im finding quite a bit of relief. I asked my doctor for a referral as i was out of options with anti depressants. None worked, and usually each time i tried a new one i either became suicidal or hypomanic. I was convinced it was more...
  10. R


    thought i'd post here because on the anxiety forum there isn't a section for schitzos with anxiety haven't gone to my group today staying in avoiding people did walk round the block. meditated and exercised what with the coming election, another 5 yrs of tory rule, if she gets in the nasty...
  11. U

    This can't be healthy.

    Firstly, I have struggled with major clinical depression and chronic anxiety which has seemed like ongoing centuries. I feel like I am mounted on a log every day and being burnt alive. Some days I can't even force myself out of bed because my depression is so severe and my chronic pain is so...
  12. cpuusage

    Schizophrenia is a Chronic Terror Syndrome, Not Genetic

    Schizophrenia is a Chronic Terror Syndrome, Not Genetic - Schizophrenia is a Chronic Terror Syndrome, Not Genetic: Dr Bertram Karon’s Acceptance Speech for Empathic Therapist Award | Healing with Dr. Craig "Schizophrenia is a chronic terror syndrome. All of the symptoms of schizophrenia are...
  13. mami5

    BPD and ???

    It is quite common for those diagnosed with BPD to have other diagnosis too, have you been officially diagnosed with another mental illness? Don't count what you think you have, only what is officially written in your file. Myself, I have: BPD + PTSD Chronic anxiety...
  14. T

    Chronic Suicidal Thoughts - BDP & Bipolar 2 Depression & Anxiety.

    Chronic Suicidal Thoughts - BDP & Bipolar 2 Depression & Anxiety. I have BDP and Bipolar 2. How do Have a normal day anymore? My doctor said that people with BDP Have chronic thoughts of suicide. That That's why I'm having them everyday. Every minute. I want to self harm but I know I will go...
  15. cpuusage

    Nine Types of Medications That Can Lead to Chronic Fatigue

    Nine Types of Medications That Can Lead to Chronic Fatigue – Tri County Sentry – The Tri-County's Only Muliticultural Newspaper
  16. V

    Scared and alone

    Haven't written in a while, my life's been pretty hectic. Wouldn't really know where to start. Anyway I'm on a CTO and have to take zyprexa and haldol depots fort nightly/monthly. I'm having a pretty hard time taking haldol pills as the voices are absolutely horrendous and against them. Last...
  17. S


    Hi my name is Stella, I'm new to this forum. I'm hoping I can connect with people that can share some insight and perhaps just allow me to share. I've struggled with agoraphobia and panic disorder for over 30 years. I'm able to leave the house, but not on a regular basis. Thankfully I have a...
  18. NicoretteGummed

    When Mental Illness goes from being Episodic To Chronic Perpetual

    This seems to be what is happening to me. I feel perpetually terrified by things in my body and also that I am famous//infamous on the net and that a national cover-up took place to prevent "an unstable and dangerous nutter" from bearing the fruits of his work. Just a mere 5 years ago I was...
  19. 2


    Hi, I'm new here. Been struggling with chronic depression for 7 years and am trying to take it day by day.
  20. cpuusage

    5 Reasons I Wish We Would Stop Talking About ‘Recovery’ for Serious Mental Illness

    5 Reasons I Wish We Would Stop Talking About ‘Recovery’ for Serious Mental Illness 5 Reasons I Wish We Would Stop Talking About 'Recovery' for Serious Mental Illness And the Word I Wish We Would Use Instead [Active Links in Link] My heart hurts today. My friend Laura Pogliano has lost her...