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  1. Danniegirl1990

    I can't tell where I am

    I've been a bit all over the place for at least a week. My sleep is really disturbed, I feel low but get bursts of hyperactivity. I've been highly concentrating on coursework. I've been getting intrusive thoughts too. Night times are the worse with the voices. Am I in a mixed episode? I 've had...
  2. nickybow86

    Does this sound like slight bipolar?

    Hi guys My phyciatrist said I have a mood disorder but didn't specify what. I go though depressive episodes , high episodes and normal episodes. I noticed when I go through the high episode I don't sleep very much at night (3 hours). I'm just after going through a high episode for about 4 days...
  3. nickybow86

    Does this sound like slight bipolar?

    Hi guys My phyciatrist said I have a mood disorder but didn't specify what. I go though depressive episodes , high episodes and normal episodes. I noticed when I go through the high episode I don't sleep very much at night (3 hours). I'm just after going through a high episode for about 4 days...
  4. J

    My psychotic episode

    Hello. I'm new. I'm from Belfast. I suffered a psychotic episode 2 weeks ago due to lack of sleep, depression from drinking every weekend ( 1 night quite heavily) and being under stress from job. Hopefully I'll get talking to people on here dhow experienced the same condition. Mine lasted 72...
  5. F

    Dissociation for 3 Years

    Hi there! I'm here because after being trapped in my own head fo almost 3 years now I want other sufferers to help me break out. Before i start I should mention I had a 'traumatic' episode around 3/4 years ago, and last year I had a major depressive episode that manifested in psychotic symptoms...
  6. D

    Boyfriend with tokix family and manic episodes

    My boyfriend is dealing with a mental health crisis. He had a manic episode a year ago got tratment, ebded treatment and was fine for a while but just had another episode last week. I have been trying to help him through this but his family is a huge impediment in his progress and he has been...
  7. S

    Hello & major depressive episode... need support <3

    Hello, I'm Sarah from the UK. I've been dealing with mental health issues for the last 10 years. For the last 2 I've been stable on meds but I am now in the midst of a major depressive episode. I know I CAN'T kill myself, I CAN'T self-harm or any other destructive behaviours, so I often just...
  8. A

    Hello- and dealing with bad memories of hallucinations

    Hey all, new here. background: been diagnosed as bp w/psychotic symptoms several times. story: first manic episode, only had mild auditory hallucinations (music, etc.) and mild "delusions" (accusing certain people of things they had no link to, convinced they were lying and manipulating other...
  9. H

    Not sure how to carry on

    Having a really low episode. Went to the docs yesterday and they have upped my Sertraline and also referred me to Maternity Mental Health, as I am pregnant. The doctor did say I could take a really low dose of Diazepam if I get extremely low. I suffer from Anxiety and Depression and had a bad...
  10. F

    The trauma of psychosis: high rates of PTSD in first episode psychosis

    Written by Jazz Croft August 18th The trauma of psychosis: high rates of PTSD in first episode psychosis I wonder how many here found their 1st episode of psychosis traumatic.
  11. K

    Length of initial psychosis/ ongoing problems

    Recently I had a big argument with a so called friend. He said my family were a scourge in society and that it was my own and my family's fault that I got schizophrenia. He also said I was being melodramatic and that with my degree I should not be in the council house I have. I had tried to...
  12. G

    How quick can you go from one mood to another?

    I ask because i have only recently been diagnosed so this is all new to me. I have been hypomanic for the last two weeks, been quite irritable, been VERY industrious around the house except with the odd spot of dancing in the garden in the early hours with my headphones on lol but my cpn is...
  13. Kerome

    Coffee & Psychosis podcast

    I discovered this today, it's a bunch of guys talking about their experiences with psychosis. The first episode is called Death, Drugs and the Spaceship of God. It's pretty funny all in all.
  14. D

    The most important person in my life is going through a psychotic episode. I need help.

    The most important person in my life is going through a psychotic episode. I need help. Hello, Someone really important to me is currently suffering from a psychotic episode. The same thing happened last year as it was drug induced the first time, and this time it was due to him completely...
  15. T

    Can you go into relapse if your compliant with meds?

    I took myself off my antidepressants and experienced a psychotic episode. Now that I'm back on my antidepressants and new antipsychotics, do I still have a chance of going into relapse even if I'm taking care of myself? I'm so scared of having another episode!
  16. I

    BF BP behavior, I'm confused

    Hi all, I am new to this. I am looking for some insight to understand what has happened. Was it an episode, was it mania or depression? My BF who has been diagnosed BP only recently started Lithium but admitted he was forgetting to take as prescribed. we moved in together very recently and while...
  17. G

    Mental health TV shows - Saturday 25/3/2017 to Friday 31/3/2017

    Inside Out on BBC TV Midlands had an item about football head-injuries. A report on how football killed one of its brightest stars and how Jeff Astle's family are trying to make sure the game wakes up to the dangers of concussion. It isn't on i-Player though. See if you can find it elsewhere...
  18. O

    Hi all....new member.

    Hi all, Just wanted to say hello and introduce my self. I have been battling with bipolar affective disorder for the past eleven years after which I was diagnosed after a six month depression following a breakdown and a couple of serious suicide attempts and a severe manic episode five years...
  19. H

    Looking for something to anchor onto

    Hey folks, Deep in depression last three months or so. Don't really leave the house. But it's a new kind of depression. I'm not going round in crazy circles, desperately trying to find a way out and get 'back on track'. It's more like I'm just wishing everything would go away. Major psychotic...
  20. K

    Psychosis, PIP Assessment and Enhanced Mobility Rate

    Hi All, I am awaiting a face to face assessment with ATOS, for which I am going to request a home appointment if they don't allocate me one. I was on higher rate care and lower rate mobility for DLA. I suffered a severe psychotic episode in 2010, with several minor relapses since. I also...
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