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  1. amathus

    Compulsive exercise ~ are you overdoing it?

    Compulsive exercise: Are you overdoing it? Exercise is very good for your health, but it is possible to overdo it to such an extent that it is considered a mental health issue called compulsive exercise. When should I seek medical advice about exercise compulsion? Do you have exercise...
  2. R

    I don't know what is wrong with me??

    I am not even sure where to start.. For starters, I drank too much this weekend and every day before it but I woke up today feeling that I need to change this. My body aches everywhere, I am weak, anemic, ache all over and am experiencing sharp pains throughout my internal body. I feel like...
  3. L

    Compulsive eating and how to stop

    Considering I just compulsively devoured some pineapple and at least a 1/4 of a jar of organic peanut butter, I thought I could use some help. First, some background about myself. I was obese as a child, weighing in at around 150lbs when I was ten before maxing out when I was a junior in...
  4. D

    anyone else on this cocktail?

    1mg rispridone, 2.5mg abilify, 90mg cymbalta, 15mg time release dexidrine. I am experiencing no sex drive, extreme agitation and irritability, mood swings, obsesive compulsive habits, and inability to focus and concentrate.
  5. L

    Compulsive Lying

    Not sure if this is the right place to post this but am wondering if anyone has problems with compulsive lying? I have a problem for years. I dont know how or why I do it. Things have just exploded with my fiance she has left me and found out all my lies. I understand I am a bad person for doing...
  6. greenfairy

    I don't know how to help.

    Sorry,this might be a bit of a long post-there's a fair bit of stuff connected to everything else,but in a nutshell,I don't know what to do to help my son.He's 12,nearly 13,and on top of everything else he's had to deal with over the past few years,he has developed an eating disorder-the doc has...
  7. coldwater00

    In quite a horrible place and torturing myself

    Can I just carry on like this? I can't even explain the anxiety I am feeling now. I know it isn't rational though. Debating with myself whether I am bordering on the delusional in my thinking. I am trying with every bone in my body to resist this. When evenings come I am just so exhausted from a...
  8. prairiechick

    I got called a "fat cow" today

    Granted, it was by a 3-year-old, but he said it twice, and it is true that I am fat. I really struggle with compulsive over-eating and I've gained 70+ pounds since I started quetiapine about 5 years ago.
  9. amathus

    Addictions: 'Activities and Routines'...

    These types of activities are harder to recognize as being harmful because they involve behaviors that are socially acceptable. Society applauds the person who works hard, who is organized, who is physically fit. Therefore, it is easy to not recognize that the workaholic, the obsessive...
  10. S

    ADHD and self harm.

    Intro and Background: Hey all, I'm Sage and I'm new to the forums. Over the years I've tried to research self harm, but all the information seems to be related to depression, bi-polar disorder, suicidal thoughts, low self-esteem, and other issues that seem to be tied together based on feeling...
  11. M

    Hi -

    I suffer with an anxiety and it's a not fun. I have ecg's, scans, blood tests, medication and council.. A procedure that started after I had a bad cold - which later led me to feel like I was having a heart attack - after several tests and months later it was diagnosed anxiety...Which seemed...
  12. S

    Hello Everyone

    I was professionally diagnosed with bipolar disorder ten years ago. I believe it might have been a wrong diagnosis because I actually think I have antisocial personality disorder, obsessive compulsive personality disorder, or oppositional defiant disorder.
  13. R

    reality expansion.

    a great way to cope with schz and any other mh or paranoia is to use natural expansion. i believe your conscious is a pacifier and your subconscious is an expansion of your sensory capacity that acts as a compulsive control reflex. if you use a blend of sensory communication to both...
  14. L

    Compulsive behaviour without negative impact.

    I have a compulsion to be 'on the left', when walking with someone, sitting next to someone and particularly in cars. If I'm not on the left I feel very uncomfortable and can only think about how I want to correct this. It isn't connected to obsessive thoughts, for example I don't believe...
  15. L

    Did any of you suffer with compulsive eating as a child?

    Hello there, was wondering if you could lend me your expertise if you experienced compulsive eating as a child and what you may have been thinking/ feeling and if there is any other underlying mh issues you may have. The reason i ask is because my 7 year old daughter turns to food when she is...
  16. G

    Compulsive Liar? *LONG STORY*

    First of all, I am very happy to have found this forum. I was debating whether to put this is the relationship section or this one because this involves trying to get my boyfriend back. Anyway, I am bipolar, but I am managing pretty well. My boyfriend of nearly a year broke up with me because...
  17. Powerslave

    Compulsive eating

    Hi, I hope I'm not re-hashing any old threads here. I was just wondering if anyone here has problems with compulsive eating. I have had a problem with it for many years and although I got things pretty well under control and got my weight down to a sensible level (I need to lose a bit more to...
  18. F

    Compulsive Eating Shares Addictive Biochemical Mechanism With Cocaine, Heroin Abuse, Study Shows

    Compulsive Eating Shares Addictive Biochemical Mechanism With Cocaine, Heroin Abuse, Study Shows http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/03/100328170243.htm
  19. mudman55

    Compulsive lying..?

    I think my wife may be a compulsive liar, and I do not know what to do about it..? She makes up the most unlikely stories, which are clearly going to be found out to be untrue. I have tried to gently remind her that it is important not to mislead people, but it makes no difference. I am most...