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  1. J

    Whatever Happens ...

    "... I'll be OK." That's what I sad to my Dad over the phone one time when I was experiencing heavy symptoms and had to go to a Hospital several miles away (rather than the usual local one). And although it was another difficult time, eventually I was OK. And I think that applies to the...
  2. valleygirl

    Sliding Down Into the Abyss

    I don't know exactly what's going on right now. I am feeling myself slide down into depression. Maybe my gut bacteria is wrecked by the antibiotics I was taking for a nasty throat infection. Maybe it's that the anniversary of my cousin's murder is in a few days from now. Maybe I'm just...
  3. M

    Paliperidone depot side effects

    I was recently admitted to a mental health hospital following a psychotic episode and breakdown. I was prescribed Paliperidone depot injections to treat. Since having them I am able to reflect back and realise I was having irrational thoughts as well as behaving out of character and so the...
  4. W

    You guys are heroes...

    Seriously, I have been living in fear and depression for the last 4 months. My situation is really fucked up but I can still find a moment in my day and think all those people that may experiencing way worse situations than mine. Really, my respect to all of you people. Its so strange but it...
  5. S

    Feeling like this might be psychosis, would appreciate some insight from those who have experienced paranoid delusions

    Feeling like this might be psychosis, would appreciate some insight from those who have experienced paranoid delusions I am about to finish my first year of grad school (as in, it's currently the last week of class before finals...) and am experiencing what I am beginning to suspect could be...
  6. T


    I am very confused because I don't know whether I am ill or whether I just experiencing spiritual things. I don't know whether to have medication or not. Because if I am just experiencing spiritual things then it would be foolish to have medication.
  7. C

    Introducing myself 🙂

    Hello Everyone, I'm new here, just found the forum today and thought I'd sign up. My Pshycologist suggested it might be a good idea to find a forum or two to share with others experiencing similar things to myself so here I am. Take care Cristal 🙂
  8. E


    I have had enough. Does nobody understand that i do NOT want this life, any life. You can carry on with the delusion talk and paranoia and you can tell me to seek help - but there is no help for what I am experiencing. I want it all to stop. I can't and I don't want to carry on. Please stop.
  9. C

    Need some answers

    Hey guys, i'm kind of new to the whole forum thing but currently I just dont know where else to turn because it's difficult to talk to family and friends about these kinds of things, especially when they make fun of you for trying to talk about it. I know what I feel, but I don't know why I...
  10. Z

    Hi from Missouri :)

    Last year, I was finally diagnosed with major depression with psychotic features. In other words, I hear lots of insulting voices in my head that make me cry many times a day. :( I also feel strange and sometimes painful sensations that accompany the voices. The main reason I joined this forum...
  11. H

    New Apartment Anxiety

    I just moved to new apartment and every time I try to relax, I can't seem to calm down or have sleep. I recently moved out and am currently living alone. I just don't know what it is that I experiencing. I feel like living alone is making me feel non-existent. Does anyone has similar experience?
  12. W

    Grinding Teeth/Bruxism and SSRIs/Antidepressnts

    I suffer with bruxism/night time teeth grinding which a friend told me is related to long term SSRI use. My research on the internet confirms this to be true. My dentist noticed my teeth were being damaged at a routine check up about 2/3 years ago. He told me I had been grinding my teeth in my...
  13. cpuusage

    Paranoid Schizophrenia- What It's Like

    [This video has been removed as it contains self harm specifics] Published on 30 Jun 2014 This video can give you a glimpse into the world of a paranoid schizophrenic. I share my history of hallucinations, delusions and pain from throughout my past and present. Sorry if I seem a bit out of it...
  14. T

    My BiPolar and Lithium

    I was diagnosed with BiPolar years ago, obviously like most, at the start I was petrified. Didn't understand what was wrong with me etc, was admitted to a unit for my own safety etc etc. I've tried every medication going,have only ever found two that worked but they prevented me from having an...
  15. O

    anxiety and computer science

    im thinking of quitting the computer science course. the course hasn't started, but i feel like quitting. i have tried to do some questions, and the inital questions were fine. however, they just keep getting harder and harder. the course looks very difficult. i really don't "speak maths" at...
  16. The Big Dawg

    I don't wanna do it

    Ok something is inside of me again making me wanna do something that I don't wanna do. I was just listening happily to my music and then suddenly I thought that maybe I just should just self harm like it just seems so easy to do and feel it and then I think if I do it then maybe it would change...
  17. O

    no more periods

    somehow, i have been experiencing some symptoms on risperidal 1mg....initally 0.5mg....my periods have stopped completely, with some light spotting. should i go to see a doctor? i have other symptoms like muscle twitching etc.
  18. J

    Memory loss

    I'm experiencing memory loss, not terribly much but enough to make me worried. I haven't had a chance to talk to my psychologist about it yet, so I would like to know what you think about it? Do you think it's stress-related? Do any of you have memory lapses? Thank you so much!
  19. cpuusage

    Spiritual Emergency: Being Trapped in Wonderland

    Spiritual Emergency: Being Trapped in Wonderland - Spiritual Emergency: Being Trapped in Wonderland | Melanie Sievernich Going not too far back in time, friends oftentimes referred to me as "that girl from Legally Blonde" -- Elle Woods alias Reese Witherspoon. Just to give you a random idea of...
  20. W

    Experiencing Disease After Reading About It

    I would love to hear your experiences and if you can relate. For the past month, I have had a resting heart beat of 90-100 bpm. Every test came back good, I still feel/felt like crap. So, I began to investigate. People with anxiety are suggestible, right? I have had anxiety when I was ten years...