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  1. R

    Had a psychotic episode, REALLY don't want to see a doctor, don't really know what to do.

    Had a psychotic episode, REALLY don't want to see a doctor, don't really know what to do. I don't know where to post this exactly (there should be a thread for co-morbid disorders or something), but I had a psychotic episode last year that lasted for 6 months. It felt like my soul had left my...
  2. L

    I just want to help

    Hello all, I have a work colleague who has been suffering for many years without help and it's clearly getting worse. Over 30 years ago he was diagnosed with tourettes and was given medication, which didn't agree with him so he refused to go back to the doctors. I don't think it was the correct...
  3. cpuusage

    Content of psychotic & delusional thinking

    Anyone care to share the content of their delusional themes in psychosis? i haven't had any fixed delusional beliefs for some 12 years, although there are ongoing symptoms. The first episode i was convinced that i had lost my soul, was going to hell for eternity & had uncovered a Global plot...
  4. S

    How do i help my OH?

    He has DID (diagnosed) and chronic depression (diagnosed) and a couple of days ago he had an episode(?) When i was asleep, he hurt himself and got into bed, i heard him get off the computer and get into bed but i had no idea what he had jusy done or that he had switched to another personality...
  5. F

    Red bull can help with psychosis(seriously)

    New Australian research shows that taurine (yep, the stuff that’s in Red Bull) improves symptoms in young people suffering a first episode of psychosis. Taurine is an amino acid naturally occurring in the body that has various functions, including aiding the function of the cardiovascular...
  6. SoftRain

    Need a laugh?

    What??? Lol. A BPD in the middle of an episode putting on makeup. This girl is a riot. Sher-i-na's Au Naturel Make-Up Tutorial - YouTube
  7. L

    Can coming off the Pill cause psychosis?

    I have heard that being on the Pill can cause psychosis. I have heard that low estrogen levels can cause psychosis and women of 40 to 45 can develop a first episode of psychosis due to lower levels of the hormone. But I wondered whether coming off the Pill can cause it? I was on Microgynon for...
  8. F

    Psychosis....out of my depth.

    Hi All I'm wondering if anyone can help. I run a social group and we have a few members with mental health challenges. One member, from what I understand, was sectioned a month ago due to a severe depressive episode. What followed was a psychotic episode that appears to be the member's main...
  9. G

    Mental health TV this upcoming week

    Episode of the BBC Radio 4 series Mind Changers - David Rosenhan's Being Sane in Insane Places Claudia Hammond revisits a classic psychology experiment, David Rosenhan's Pseudo-Patient Study, and its impact today. Between 1969 and 1972, the US clinical psychologist David Rosenhan and seven...
  10. M

    Paranoid episodes getting worse

    I am getting more paranoid episodes they are coming more frequently I have already had twelve in the past eight months I had a really bad one which lasted a month but the others ones last a week or two weeks when I am in a paranoid episode I tend to over spend my money and I get into debt again
  11. A.m.b.e.r

    HypoMania.

    Hello All, It's been a long while and it's a shame that it's nothing happy that has brought me back to this forum. I really need a bit of support. I have spent the past 1 & 1/2 years medication free! Living a productive and healthy lifestyle, re-building socials, building my career &...
  12. K

    May I please introduce myself :)

    Hello guys, this forum just might be the place I was looking for... it all seems to be very pleasant here:) I am actually facing another episode of great depression, I am not able to leave me bed, I can rather really eat nor sleep... even breathing is a pain right now:(. In my past I had...
  13. M

    Anhedonia without Depression after mania/ physical and emotional numbness

    Anhedonia without Depression after mania/ physical and emotional numbness I'm struggling to see why I should live with this. After an episode of 6 day mania last year, I fell into this state where all my emotions are blunted. My body is numb as well, I can't feel anything, life is completely...
  14. G

    Mental health TV this upcoming week

    Elegy - a new play by Nick Payne 21 April 2016 - 18 June 2016 At the Donmar Warehouse theatre, London What if every neuron in the human brain could be mapped and decoded? Every act of human behaviour catalogued and wholly understood? Elegy imagines a very-near future in which radical and...
  15. E

    New 'Schizophrenia' Channel on YouTube

    This is the link to the channel, Here This is the first episode of the channel, Here Please discuss in this thread.
  16. bcn68smile

    new here

    I just want yo introduce myself to the forum. I am a 47 married woman with a 12 years old daughter. I am bipolar 2 and las time was hospitalized was a week ago basically for having an episode and being very low. Ah! I am from Spain,Barcelona,sorry my spelling. Nice to meet all of you. Peace and...
  17. G

    Mental health TV this upcoming week

    Elegy - a new play by Nick Payne 21 April 2016 - 18 June 2016 At the Donmar Warehouse theatre, London What if every neuron in the human brain could be mapped and decoded? Every act of human behaviour catalogued and wholly understood? Elegy imagines a very-near future in which radical and...
  18. R

    Boredom due to Stability?

    I have read that many people who have experienced mania usually end up feeling very bored, due to stability or a slight depression from coming down from the manic episode. I find this to be very true, after I have experienced a manic episode, I take my medication and I do feel better, but comes...
  19. M

    Transcendent hypomania followed by a year of anhedonia/ emotional numbness

    Transcendent hypomania followed by a year of anhedonia/ emotional numbness Sorry for the repetition as I've also posted this in my introduction message to the forum. Hopefully its not too abrasive to mention this issue from the off. Over a year ago, I had a spectacular episode of hypomania...
  20. M

    Long anhedonia/ emotional numbness after hypomania

    Hi, I'm new to the forum but I'll try and explain my problem as succinctly as I can. Hopefully its not too abrasive to mention this issue from the off. Over a year ago, I had a spectacular episode of hypomania (perhaps bordering on mania but it fortunately didn't go that far) where I felt...
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