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  1. J

    How to not feel alone in the struggle

    Hi, I recently joined the Forum, and I'm excited to find others to share with and learn from. One of the biggest struggles with OCD is how alone I feel with the disease. My loved ones know I have it, but they don't understand it. Some choose not to know, and others show a passive interest when...
  2. Jim Lahey

    I am new here.

    I have never used a forum like this before. I am a student living in New Hampshire. I have come here because about one year ago I made an attempt to end my life. I have made a tremendous amount of progress in only a years time alone and with professional help and by opening up to select friends...
  3. L


    Hi all, just wanted to introduce myself a little, I have had a long history of depression, anxiety, CPTSD, been diagnosed about 12 different things over the years, (not really into labels), struggled with self harm, suicide attempts hospitalizations and addictions to name a few. Long story...
  4. Poopy Doll

    A Benzo Disease of the Brain

    Poster for Cass – Bad Benzos With the establishment psychiatric system, people like her are just the minority that can be dispensed with; an acceptable loss.
  5. soulsearcher

    depression is just such a disease

    i hate depression so much, its such a disease to have, its such a vicious cycle thats never ending, its like theres no light at the end of the tunnel
  6. J

    Alzheimer’s Disease

    Hi friends, Please share your views regarding Alzheimer’s Disease. I want to know much more about it. I think i have some symptoms like decline in thinking skills, memory and reasoning skills. Share your experience.
  7. P


    Hi everyone I came across this site hoping that I could find any people that have or had ? A deliberating illness called( hydranitus) as most sufferers will no no there is no known cure and can be so painful that it eats away at your body and leaves horrible scarring . I've now had this illness...
  8. T

    Carrying Hope every day

    For all those who are supporting their depressed lovedones, I hope we can all have the courage to see past through the disease and believe in love and faith at all times. We can fight for this every day.
  9. S

    General Questions.

    Hi there. I've posted a few times and I'd like to post again. Firstly, I want to talk about at what ages you were diagnosed. I was diagnosed in my early twenties but I'm wondering if I had the illness of schizophrenia my whole life or at a younger age. If I had the disease at a young age it...
  10. J

    Anybody with knowlege have a clue?

    I'm a perfectly normal human being, but when I look back to when I was younger, I realize that I had some anxiety. I didn't know what it was back then, but I fed off of it and it gave me strength. Ten years ago, my best buddy died at an early age of a horrible disease. I went into shock then...
  11. K

    My uncle died

    My dad's oldest brother died yesterday. It's sad because he had Alzheimer's really bad but in a way it good he isn't suffering anymore. The past seven years have been particularly bad. I saw him last Father's Day and it was sort of painful to see him. He just sat in his motorized wheelchair...
  12. G

    Which approach works better: A) "acceptance/treatment" or B "denial/rejection"?

    Which approach works better: A) "acceptance/treatment" or B "denial/rejection"? Hi I'm new here. I've been seeking to recover from depression for a long time. By way of introduction to suggest some of the aspects of where I find myself right now, I hope I may pose a serious thought experiment...
  13. D

    Don't want to live, don't want to die

    Hi, I guess I'm conflicted. I don't like living because everything feels distant and confusing to me. I'm a pretty slow person, I don't have any friends and very minimal feelings toward people like family, etc. I'm going to college this fall with no idea what to do with life. I'm constantly...
  14. cpuusage

    Why I Don't Like the Idea that Mental Disorder is a Disease

    Why I Don’t Like the Idea that Mental Disorder is a Disease - Why I Don’t Like the Idea that Mental Disorder is a Disease - Mad In America Joanna Moncrieff | Books, papers and blogs by Joanna Moncrieff Joanna Moncrieff - Wikipedia Home Critical Psychiatry Network - Wikipedia
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    The myth of schizophrenia as a progressive brain disease.

    The myth of schizophrenia as a progressive brain disease. The myth of schizophrenia as a progressive brain disease. - PubMed - NCBI Abstract "Schizophrenia has historically been considered to be a deteriorating disease, a view reinforced by recent MRI findings of progressive brain tissue...
  16. cpuusage

    Carrie Fisher: Bipolar Meds and Heart Disease

    https://www.madinamerica.com/2016/12/carrie-fisher-bipolar-meds-heart-disease/ https://www.madinamerica.com/2017/01/carrie-fisher-bipolar-disorder-spread-false-information/ https://www.madinamerica.com/2017/01/carrie-fisher-dead-age-60/
  17. D

    Getting off pills

    My life has been stunted by medication for my schizophrenia. What isn't real for most people is my delusions. I had delusions my ex hated me but was just with me because I loved him. I have delusions of demons and the devil after my soul. I didn't know schizophrenia ran in my fathers family. I...
  18. cpuusage

    The Oppression of the Schizophrenic People

    The Oppression of the Schizophrenic People The Oppression of the Schizophrenic People | ORGANIC COFFEE, HAPHAZARDLY "In an age of mental health awareness—even by our nation’s celebrities and respected public figures—there is one group of people still suffering the aftermath of mental health...
  19. L

    Depression, gotta start somewhere

    Today I searched for depression forums and came across this site. All I'm looking for is support and guidance, I guess. An ear that will listen and provide advice. Sorry for the brain dump and vent, bear with me. Last week I entered myself into the ER for severe depression. A night of...
  20. M

    feel like loosing myself

    hi, does anyone else get the feelings of worrying about your health?, i keep thinking i am going to get lung disease or heart disease or damage my brain, i feel threatened when i talk about it, i hate the feeling of the fear of going crazy and loosing myself, i am always alone in my house and...