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  1. S

    Is this medication correct?

    Hello. Suffering from OCD(pure o) for 12 years. Taking 1 mg of Xanax during the day, 100mg of Zoloft in the morning and 0,5 risperidone at night. Is this considered a high dosage? Thanks
  2. A

    Am I considered anorexic if I have atypical anorexia?

    Hi! i've recently been diagnosed as having atypical anorexia (when we were going through the DSM, my therapist said that anorexia was not ruled out but that atypical anorexia was a better fit). I know it falls under EDNOS/OSFED. But would it also be considered as being anorexic? I guess i'm...
  3. Kerome

    The perfect-imperfect of being

    I was reading a post this morning on a Buddhist forum, and it was about mindfully being wrong. The conclusion we came to together was that if you could observe your reaction to being wrong, you could find out a great deal about yourself. Many people who have difficulty acknowledging that they...
  4. Fairy Lucretia

    government are evil ,im not kidding

    one of the reasons im suicidal right now is benefits now under universal credit ,if you are considered never to be able to work you get NO disabled element whatsoever if you are considered able to work you get a disabled element i hate them
  5. L

    A Mother's Day Manifesto for Grieving Mothers

    Mother’s Day Manifesto for Grieving Mothers | Psychology Today I am not a mum but found this interesting and relevant as is Mother's Day today in the US. Apparently according to the DSM 5 you have to be over grief in two weeks now for it not to be considered a mental illness. :(
  6. naominash

    Nutrition and Mental Health

    Some foods can also be considered medicine and has properties that might be useful for mental health. Discuss them here.
  7. P

    Would this be PTSD or can be considered trauma?

    could childhood depression cause enough stress to become PTSD or can be considered trauma? even tho the depression had no reason? like no child abuse or neglect. Self harming at the age of 12, suicidal idealization and cried almost every night to sleep.
  8. Not_Crazy_Yet

    Have you ever asked for money?

    I'm broker than the 10 commandments and I've been thinking about begging for money but they can arrest you for that so I'm hesitant to do it. Also I wouldn't know how to go about it. Have you ever done it or considered it?
  9. telekinesis

    Can Voices Be Internal, Such As Thoughts Responding to your Conscious?

    I know this has probably been asked before but I am wondering... Is it still considered a Schizophrenia episode if you have thoughts that are responding to your questions... For Instance... sometimes when I am thinking to myself I get the thought of a word in the english vocabulary that I am...
  10. F

    Feeling out of control again

    I have been feeling depressed and frustrated recently. As a result, I have started to control my diet again because its the only thing that makes me feel like I am in control. However, I tend to restrict my diets too much. At times, I would have a cheat day but then binge a lot and feel...
  11. E

    I always come back here, because this tiny section of h forum I I was born into

    I always come back here, because this tiny section of h forum I I was born into Mommy served an awful long sentence if you go beyond the reporting agencies and consider the source. My little body took control, a kind of control that no sperm donor could imagine but every father considered...
  12. cpuusage

    Mental health: the way forward

    Mental health: the way forward / Health and Care Policy Commission / Policy Commissions / Agenda 2020 / Your Britain This consultation document has been produced by the Health and Care Policy Commission to seek the views of Labour members and affiliates, businesses and other organisations, and...
  13. T

    How do I deal with fake people?

    I've always been a loner, and I barely have any friends, and I am socially awkward because of my autism. Lately I've noticed that people from my college have been acting rude. Earlier today while eating lunch at work, a girl whom I've only had little contact with suddenly walked away and told me...
  14. megirl

    ?diazepam withdrawel

    My pdoc is reducing my diazepam 1mg every 2 months. I am on 5mgs have been for some time now. The reduction was 8 days ago. For the last 3 days I have had a tension headache and feel quite flat in myself. Yesterday I had like anxiety which i hadnt had for ages. Also just feeling overwhelmed...
  15. R

    i want my mommy

    my mother i phone in brum, she ny sister takes her out the home and to her place where i phone, can't get an answer on my sisters phone or mobile, also my little sister is there who hasn't spoken to me for decades I'm lonely and could do with someone to talk to, i haven't the no of my local...
  16. cpuusage

    Is the ‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy a Gnostic, Occult Parable?

    Is the 'Lord of the Rings' Trilogy a Gnostic, Occult Parable? Dr. Stephen Hoeller examines the Gnostic and occult themes embedded in J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings in this excellent talk In the video below, the esoteric scholar Dr. Stephen Hoeller expands on Gnostic themes present in J...
  17. amathus

    GP's should offer CBT to all depressed patients researchers conclude....

    GP's should offer CBT to all depressed patients researchers conclude.... Researchers have called for GPs to offer cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for all patients that have not responded to antidepressants in a study published in The Lancet Psychiatry. The research, funded by the National...
  18. I

    Good morning all

    Hello :) I'm Isabelle or Bella. Whatever you fancy. Joined this forum as i have a few issues with not making friends very easily. I'm also on here to help as many people as i can. I suffered from depression at a young age and considered a more permanent solution to it at the time. Thanks to...
  19. A


    I suffer from memory lapses,anxiety,repressed childhood abuse,flashbacks of abuse.I will have to wait eight weeks for a mental health assessment who may not understand me or believe me.if I have to wait too long I may end up self harming.i have considered writing to a woman gp at my doctors surgery.
  20. V

    Can you tickle yourself?

    According to a number of articles then only schizophrenics can tickle themselves. why cant we tickle ourselves but schizophrenics can I actually can tickle myself, very easily. I for example need special care with the soles of my feet if I need to clean them or scratch them because it tickles...