environment

  1. naominash

    If you could choose your mental illness...

    If you could choose any mental illness, which one would it be and why? I'll go first. I think Id be OCD so I could have a clean environment.
  2. S

    I wanna shutdown my brain...

    My brain is thinking too much, examining the surrounding environment and thinking why this? Why that? If this then what?
  3. Kerome

    Vriendstap.nl: secure environment for people with psychiatric backgrounds

    Vriendstap.nl: secure environment for people with psychiatric backgrounds So I came across this today, it is a site where people with a psychiatric background can chat and form friendships. It is a secure environment which unlike the MHF is not accessible without an account. You can set up an...
  4. E

    OK settle down....

    CPU Usage; I hate how you framed the last post, "Schizophrenia VERSUS shamanism". My research never brought me to a dichotmous seperation. I fully understand substance use. I spent 8 years in 12 step programs attempting to cure my problem, but I finally realised this is not a probelem...
  5. cpuusage

    Please can someone answer this question?

    How can the physiological/biologic, psychological/emotional, sociological/environmental & spiritual/transpersonal be rationally separated? Physiology - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physiology Sociology - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sociology Environment -...
  6. S

    Sheep

    Few weeks ago I started joga with a group, now I'm studying in form of feeding sheep. I also have friend here, older woman, we enjoy each others company. Life feels good... I am closer to the ideal I formed in my depression, a simple life with family, animals, working, eating, in beautiful...
  7. BillFish

    Alter your environment if only for a day :)

    The sense of wellbeing that comes from a change of environment shouldn't be overlooked and dismissed by you folks. Whatever floats your boat, go to an art gallery, the theatre, a pole dancing bar, or if you like it hard rough and tough go watch two guys kick the shit out of each other in a cage...
  8. A

    Hearing voices and employment

    I am new to this forum. I am female and started hearing voices when I was 11. I am now 28. I continue to hear voices daily. I have been in my current full time job for the past two years and have been successful in it. However, I am in a rough period right now with the intensity of the...
  9. D

    Highly reward based environments and child psychology

    What effects do highly reward based environments on children? Do the effects include the following when those children grow up: low self-control. 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...
  10. F

    Social anxiety heritable but affected by environment: Study

    Genes play a crucial role over time although environmental factors matter most in the short term, according to a study into social anxiety and avoiding personality disorders. "The results show a surprisingly high heritability of the long-term risk of developing social anxiety," said Fartein Ask...
  11. C

    Graduation Ceremony

    Today I went to a graduation ceremony because I graduated from a program that provided a high level of care. From now on I will be seeing a private doctor and will no longer have a social worker. I'm excited about the future, but also a little scared. I have butterflies in my stomach.:panic: Now...
  12. amathus

    Some symptoms of Anxiety

    Some symptoms of Anxiety: Symptoms of anxiety People often experience physical, psychological and behavioural symptoms when they feel anxious or stressed. Some of the most common physical symptoms of anxiety are: Increased heart rate Increased muscle tension “Jelly legs” Tingling in the...
  13. S

    I feel completely lost

    Hey guys, This is my first time on a forum. I thought I'd seek some advice on the internet before I seek professional advice. Ever since this music festival I went to I haven't felt the same since, and even my girlfriend said I've changed. I went a bit over the top with drugs there as one night...
  14. E

    I dont know whats wrong. (Long post)

    Dear Mental Health Forum, Hey guys, I just want to start off giving some background info about myself. I'm a 20 year old male, and I'm confused in what I'm suffering from. I joined this forum today because I feel like getting it out in the open will be a huge step towards my recovery and I also...
  15. Gajolene

    The difference between CBT and DBT

    What’s the Difference Between CBT and DBT? | Psych Central Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the most commonly practiced forms of psychotherapy today. It’s focus is on helping people learn how their thoughts color and can actually change their feelings and behaviors. It is usually...
  16. E

    Hello everyone

    Hi it's nice to meet you all and find this forum :) - although it's kind of weird and gives me that paranoid sort of feeling like I'm being attention seeking. I am a recent graduate feeling very lost and depressed at the moment. It seems that everyone from university has moved out and got...
  17. M

    I don't know what has/is happening to me

    For some time now I have not ‘felt like myself’, at least that is the only way I can describe how I feel. I feel as though I have lost touch with who I am, lost my confidence and control of my emotions, thoughts and behaviour. I believe that the root cause of this is my work as I work under a...
  18. F

    Fermented Foods Linked to Decreased Social Anxiety

    Young adults who eat fermented foods tend to have fewer symptoms of social anxiety than those who don’t — most likely due to the large amount of probiotics in these dishes, according to a new study to be published in the journal Psychiatry Research. The link is particularly strong among those at...
  19. F

    Ergophobia

    Ergophobia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia . I have always, I think, suffered from this and put it down to chronic,severe social anxiety and paranoia. Anything where there are expectations put on me and the chance of being told off/punished for failing to live up to them. I am not...
  20. E

    Changing an Abusive Relationship

    In my opinion, fear or shame are the keys to controlling us. When we change this control mechanism, voices can change. So here are some points that may help: 1. Identify the trigger. When a voice makes a remark, note your body language and that of other people. Note what kind of environment you...