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    Is it likely that I'm bipolar?

    I have been formally diagnosed with dyslexia and aspergers. I take cipralex (Lexapro) for depression and anxiety, which the medication controls perfectly. Normally I am completely fine to have no connections with anyone and just keep to myself, with no highs or lows. But when something bad...
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    Biological Origin of Schizophrenia

    Biological Origin of Schizophrenia | HMS Excessive ‘pruning’ of connections between neurons in brain predisposes to disease.
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    Caring Connections

    Hi folks, I would like to introduce a new service called Caring Connections which is managed by Support in Mind Scotland a national mental health organisation that support all affected by mental ill health including families and friends (carers) of those experiencing mental ill health. Caring...
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    I think I have depression

    Hi, I'm new here. Actually it's been a while since I figured out that my life is not as qualified as i want it to be. I think i'm suffeering from depression and it's getting worse. I went to the psychologist last year and she didn't say anything about depression but i still think there's at...
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    My name is Tess. I am 26 years old, but i feel more like a 14 year old. I am a student in an Emergency Medical Services program, on my way toward Paramedic certification. I am active politically (a communist, currently working on Bernie Sanders' campaign). i am an equestrian. i have a passion...
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    My first post - I've always been social, and had a fair amount of friends throughout life until now. Aged 20, and after a series of poor decisions, I've alienated almost everyone I've ever known. I have a loving family so that is no issue, however i am the only one around my age which gets...
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    Emotional Connection

    Emotional connection with others is vital for well-being. It releases the "cuddle hormone" oxytocin and has a comforting effect. Sex and hugs are most commonly mentioned as the ways to get a shot of oxytocin. But there are also other ways to get an oxytocin boost. It turns out that we all need...
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    Social apathy?

    I wouldn't say that I have social anxiety, though at times I act in a way that mirrors it. From what I gather, people with social anxiety are afraid to talk to people, nervous about what might be said about them, etc. But for me it's more that I just genuinely don't care about most of the people...
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    What can meds do?

    Hi everyone I'm new here so please bear with me! I've been diagnosed schizoaffective, I'm very confused. I hear voices all the time & have some insights regarding the inner nature of the universe which creates major anxieties many folks can't understand... I'm taking 5mg of rispiradone, 120mg...
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    Journal Explores Connections Between Religion & Mental Health

    Journal Explores Connections Between Religion & Mental Health | Mad In America
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    my voice

    I hear a voice that is my voice, and it's impossible to have a dialogue with her (like in the book by Ron Coleman and Mike Smith)because she says only broken sentences,very confused. Can you suggest me a way to find out what does it mean and how to cope with it?(I can't understand what she wants...