Does anyone have positive experiences with focusing (as described by Eugene Gendlin), Image Streaming (Win Wenger) or Unified Mindfulness (Shinzen Young)?
It's hard to change everything yourself, especially when you've lost contact with yourself or have ''shrunken down'' and I believe...
Normally i have two main voices and since November last year they have only been speaking to me for an hour or two a day. They tell me when food has been poisoned and they discuss how i am going to kill myself and sometimes they try and trick me into doing stupid or dangerous things. But all of...
Around a month ago I downloaded development applications and training videos, but I'm scared that I can't understand the terminology and the whole course so I NEVER referred to them...
Do you think I can do it with 0% knowledge of programming?
I only know English and some very limited...
Stability and development of psychotic symptoms and the use of antipsychotic medication - long-term follow-up.
Stability and development of psychotic symptoms and the use of antipsychotic medication - long-term follow-up. - PubMed - NCBI
Schizophrenia is a chronic psychiatric disorder marked by psychotic symptoms (i.e., hallucinations and delusions), behavioral changes (e.g., apathy, social withdrawal) and cognitive dysfunction (e.g., executive impairment) . Affecting roughly 1% of the general population, schizophrenia exerts...
Branching Out - Forestry Commission Scotland
'Branching Out is an innovative development for adults who use mental health services in Scotland. For each client, the service consists of around three hours of activities per week in a woodland setting, over 12 weeks.
Activities are adapted to...
Why Is Shamanism Becoming So Popular?
Why is shamanism in all its varieties becoming increasingly popular? Why is this happening now?
In a nutshell we can say that as human beings we have an innate drive to develop into ‘all that we can become’, and that we have reached a point where a shift...
Yes most of us here meet the requirements for a DSM diagnosis, but what about those involved in treatment. Going from people involved in drug development down to the psychiatrists and even some hospital staff??? Discuss.
It seems he failed to attend a medical assessment and now has to pay full council tax and rent.
He is HIV+ and was recently(last year) diagnosed with HIV related psychosis for which he takes 20mgs Zyprexa. I have looked up re what to do in that circumstance but can not get him on the phone...
Study finds schizophrenia risk better predicted by deviation in intelligence from family
The degree to which an individual deviates in intelligence from their family is a more accurate predictor of schizophrenia development than the individual's intelligence alone, according to a new study...
What effects do highly reward based environments on children?
Do the effects include the following when those children grow up:
low empathy. As said in Alfred Adlers book, children who dont bond as part of a group tend to have lower empathy.
higher likelihood to social...
Genetic study provides first-ever insight into biological origin of schizophrenia
Partial quote, click link for full article.
Over the past five years, geneticists led by the Broad Institute’s Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research and its...
There’s a saying that some artists or masterful musicians and craftsmen are “born, not made.” In some ways, our DNA imprints much of our future personalities and talents into our human form, but some paths that are followed are created by us, not born into us.
Narcissism is one of those traits...
Published on 14 Oct 2013
Tom Lewandowski, MS, Ed, LICSW, St. Luke's Hospital Mental Health Service; is a psychotherapist with St. Luke's Hospital's Mental Health Service where, for the last 28 years, his work has been focused on families and...
I have been studying for my last final exam of the term, and I am getting restless and agitated. I'm probably anxious too, but not really admitting it to myself because I'm sick and tired of anxiety ruling my life. I don't think I'm anywhere near ready for this exam. It's a course on human...
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