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    Extremely fed up with parents

    I made another thread just a minute ago similar to this. Here goes the purge I feel like my self esteem issues are derived directly from how my parents have and still treat me. They've implied over and over again that I'm inferior to the rest of their children. They've expressed their...
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    Ex BPD PARTNER - help and advice please?

    Spent a confusing, bewildering, traumatic, emotionally damaging 18mths with undiagnosed high functioning BPD male partner. both his teenage daughters have depression and his he/his mother have a troubled Mother Complex type relationship - his dad abandoned them at birth - where she is...
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    How do I find a part time job that supports me and doesn't make me ill

    Hi everyone, I've struggled with my mental health for over 10 years and find the whole working to earn money thing a bit of a nightmare as past jobs have made me ill. I have depression, social anxiety, panic attacks and OCD. At the moment I'm on ESA for my mental health but I've been on it for...
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    Think that's me now at rock bottom - don't know what to do now...

    So, it's very hard to know how to start with this as I've again, hit a mental state that leaves me genuinely terrified and a I see no way of getting on top of things. I'll try and structure this post into each aspect that is causing me issues so as not to miss anything... WORK SITUATION: I...
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    Life is shit

    I never asked to be born and now i feel like im being punished for it. Im a very jelous and angry person. I have suffered with depression for a long time and recent financial troubles have made this worse. My wife works full time and i am in full time education. We have 0 money between us and...
  6. Oceankeeping

    Reliving past in the worst way:(

    Recently and currently dealing with a financial crisis and am faced with possible bankruptcy. I fell into a really bad depression, fear overwhelming, panic attacks and really bad anxiety 24/7. I lost weight due to not being able to eat, and I’m not sleeping well. I started on meds which show...
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    Job-seeking depression

    It's my first post on this forum; whilst I'd rather have introduced myself off on more constructive note, the mass weighing down in the pit of my stomach's prompted me to vent. In January of this year, after five years of fragmented spells of study and withdrawal, I finally finished college...
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    Financial Abuse

    I realize now why my father wanted me to think of $20 as a lot of money. I don't think he ever valued me as a human being. I was always this other, this thing, this object. When I was fourteen I had my first boyfriend Patrick, he seemed sweet. Most of my memory of him has been erased though. I...
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    Work anxieties paralyse me. Hide it and carry on.

    Hello, I am new to this forum. I just wondered if anyone has any advice or recognises what I describe? To the outside world I may be functioning 'normally'. However, I have experienced mounting terror at work, which I would describe as fear of messing up or getting it wrong. It has got worse...
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    Less is more redux

    Abstract We propose a strategy of scheduled intermittent dosing in place of daily administration of antipsychotic medications for the treatment of patients with schizophrenia. Intermittent (extended) dosing has already been demonstrated to be at least equally effective as daily administration...
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    Hi everyone I'm new to this site... Basically I have been back and forth to the doctors and psychiatrist with my moods being so high and so low they are suggesting I have unipolar or some sort of mood disorder. I have currently been on the sick from work as I have struggled to cope with...
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    Mental health and debt problems: 'A marriage made in hell'

    Much has been written about the easy availability of debt at a time of record low interest rates. The latest data showed that consumer credit was growing at the fastest pace in a decade. The consumer boom of recent years, with memories of the financial crash apparently fading, has been well...
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    How to cope?

    Especially with big financial type stresses and things. My car has been impounded by the police for no tax (parked on the road) I have all sorts of other things going on, I just don't know how to deal with things. I feel on the brink of a panic attack all day.
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    seeking advice, feeling frustrated..

    So since September I've had a rough time to say the least, I've battled with PTSD, depression and anxiety. With the support of my therapist which, I still attend now, I managed to over come my PTSD. Unfortunately the anxiety and depression is still there. I am currently on Propanolol 40mg but...
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    Not Sure if this is Mental Health Issue

    I just turned 18 and I know I'm supposed to feel like my life is just beginning but I feel like it's over. I just don't feel motivated to do much. I feel like I maybe have a few years to live tops and that any day now I'll get cancer or get run over by a car. I don't even fear it either. I just...
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    Mental health news this week

    A grandfather drowned his nine-year-old grandson in the bath before calmly sitting down to roll a cigarette until his family returned home from buying their Christmas dinner, a jury has been told. Stewart Greene, 65, is accused of killing Alex Robinson at the boy's family home in Lincoln...
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    Mental health needs urgent extra funding to avert crisis, say trust chief executives

    Mental health needs urgent extra funding to avert crisis, say trust chief executives Mental health needs urgent extra funding to avert crisis, say trust chief executives | Claire Murdoch | Society | The Guardian The NHS is facing the greatest financial challenge in its history. Figures for...
  18. valleygirl

    Financial Stress and Wanting to Harm

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    Life-changes which may affect GAD...

    Some Origins of Anxiety Anxiety and feelings of stress are symptoms, a response to pressure, the more intolerable or persistent the pressure, the worse the anxiety. And this does not necessarily mean a single, overwhelming difficulty. More often it is an accumulation of things. This...
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    Gaurdianship/ Bogus Diagnosis

    Does anyone know how to terminate an appointed guardian, or refute an intellectual disability, when there's no proof to back it up? Also my parents are still a big part of the treatment because of financial ties, but this is not only damaging, but intruding on my rights as an adult.