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  1. G


    Hello, I’ve joined this forum after reading many threads; basically, I have been suffering with depression & anxiety for some time and hope you don’t mind me sharing my story/issues - I will try to cut a long story short. Around four years ago, I found out that my now ex-wife had a one night...
  2. Lostinthestatic

    Do you track your mood?

    If so, what method do you use? My therapist mentioned I could benefit from doing so, but I don’t know where to begin :confused: Even if you don’t do it, maybe you have some ideas? All suggestions are welcome
  3. P

    Anyone on fluoxetine?

    Hi all, this is my first post and it would be great to hear from anyone who's on fluoxetine, I've been on 20mg for 13 weeks now for low mood and anxiety, although my anxiety is a bit better my low mood remains, I know everyone is different, and i really don't want to up my dose as the side...
  4. L

    Mood Swings

    My mood swings are absolutely horrendous. I don't know how to control them properly. I always feel like I'm going crazy. My mom says that I'm a drama queen, and my sister treats me like I'm an idiot. I feel so unheard and misunderstood. I don't know what to do about it anymore. I need to go back...
  5. Emerald23

    Hello all, Happy New Year and Struggling!

    Hi everyone, I have joined the forum just now. I'm rather tired, but glad I can chat on here tomorrow. I have recently been diagnosed with BPD. I am not coping with the mood swings and depression. Any initial replies would be most welcome.
  6. L

    Need Help With Unmedicated Boyfriend

    How can I help calm down my boyfriend when he's having a mood swing?
  7. fazza

    New Diagnosis of Schizoaffective Disorder

    I normally post in the schizophrenia forum as that is what I was diagnosed with. However I went to see my doctor today and she now thinks because of my depressive episodes and sometimes of elated mood she has changed my diagnosis to schizoaffective. I am to start lithium next week after some...
  8. J

    Cyclothymia - help and advice needed

    Hi I am new here, so I will go into my past in a little bit of experience. I have all ways had MH issues March 2017 - diagnosed with Dysthymia and emotional dysregulation September 2017 - cyclothymia and anger management March 2018 - traits of emotional unstable personality disorder (BPD)...
  9. S


    Hi, I am Dr. S from Pakistan. I am suffering from Schizophrenia. Currently I am on Tab. Risperdone 10 mg daily. I am having problem with drug-related side effects including feeling tiredness, fatigue, depressed mood and amotivation. I am in need of immediate support from those have the same...
  10. S

    Can bipolar symptoms be physical as well as mental?

    And if so... how common is that and if you are bipolar what physical symptoms do you experience. I think i could have bipolar but i'm not sure. Since i was around 14 i started suffering from health issues like fatigue, pale skin, cold hands and feet, bad skin, red washed out looking skin.. etc...
  11. E


    Hello my name em. Iam 40 suffer with schizoaffective disorder. I hear voices and have mood ups and downs. Which room would be best for my issues. Many thanks em x
  12. L

    Spirits keep on having sex with me

    Spirits keep having sex with me. They said they can control my arms and legs. I've orgasmed multiple times so I must enjoy it sometimes but other times it pisses me off because I'm not in the mood or they are just totally inconveinent! Does anyone else experiance something similar?
  13. M

    Trying a new approach

    I've suffered from anxiety for over 30 years. This has been quite debilitating at times, although I have generally always been able to function as far as the world is concerned. But with a clear pattern of just about holding it together. Until the last few years I just thought it was 'the way...
  14. S

    Caffeine makes everything better.. (for a while)?

    I'm sorry if I'm posting this in the wrong section, I just joined the forum. I'm 21, male. Usually I feel like crap, worthless, clueless to what I should do with my life or if I'm going in the right direction, like everything is hopeless and I'm never going to be happy because of my impulsive...
  15. E

    It’s coming back

    Hi.i have struggled with depression and anxiety for many years. Lately I have been coping ok but suddenly and from nowhere I can feel my mood dropping like a stone. I have 10 grandchildren and over the years they have been my safety net which has been a tool to help me with my thoughts. This...
  16. H

    is it depression? GAD? Anxiety?

    hi folks: I'm new on this forum. I've suffered from a mood disorder for 20+ years now (though, there were signs when I was young already). In a nutshell, I think it's genetic.. let's just say some of my family is in very poor mental health. Further, I just don't "handle" life as well as I would...
  17. vanish

    Living with an emotionally unstable partner

    It is so complicated. Man you never know what you are going to receive next or what what mood may present. Just now my wife told me to leave her right out of the blue, nothing provoked it at all. She just flew into a fit of rage directed right at me. When I started to look saddened by the...
  18. M

    Diagnosed with 'emotional dysregulation'

    I was told a few days ago bya mental health nurse on my 2nd appointment that i have 'emotional dysregulation'. After reading google it seems this is another name for borderline personality disorder. Am i right in thinking that? The mental health nurse who told me i had 'emotional dysregulation'...
  19. S

    Depression is just plain nasty

    I feel I'm collapsing into depression again, got an appointment with my GP a week on Monday, I could get a call back sooner but really want to see her in person, I will NOT under any circumstance see another GP, I'm banned from the only other female GP after our relationship broke down and the...
  20. C

    Rapid Mood 'switching'

    I am on Topiramate mood stabiliser, Amisulpride and Ecitalopram for depression. I still find my mood can flick from upbeat to I am going to tear you apart - all in 60 seconds. I do try to keep it in my head! It worries me that I can't stop feeling like that and I want to keep self to self for...