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    DID?

    How do I know if I have DID? 0. I have a really good T. I really like and trust her. She says to be patient with myself.
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    CPN

    Hi I have a CPN. She is very good but says she does not check her email s out of work time and got angry that I called her work mobile. I have crisis team to call but do not know them. Should a CPN be accessible to a patient out of hours ? when she is not working as I believe work does not stop...
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    Try to help my daughter

    my daughter is 12 years old, it was diagnosed with depression illness and has auditory hallucination since this September, my family was shocked with this. Now she was treated with Serpent hydrochloride and olanzapine from doctor, but its side effect is too stronger, now only after 2 months...
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    GAD ruining my life

    I am well educated and highly successful in my field. I am very good at what I do. However, my anxiety is causing colleagues to become completely annoyed with me and it seems that I am shunned and not respected at work. This is so hurtful. My anxiety also causes me to be forgetful and...
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    A patient's letter to Jung

    I turned the page and read this. Gasped. Perfect. BY KEEPING QUIET, REMAINING ATTENTIVE, AND, HAND IN HAND WITH THAT, BY ACCEPTING REALITY - TAKING THINGS AS THEY ARE, AND NOT AS I WANTED THEM TO BE - BY DOING ALL THIS, RARE KNOWLEDGE HAS COME TO ME, AND RARE POWERS AS WELL. A PATIENT'S LETTER...
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    News

    NHS failing patients with mental health problems 20 March 2018 Vulnerable patients with mental health conditions are being badly let down by the NHS, causing them and their families needless suffering and distress, according to a Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman report published today...
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    The area between the eyebrows and schizophrenia.

    I tested areas of the body that are affected when angry, and discovered that the area most important is the area between the eyebrows. If we press the area with the fingers we find that the patient remains calm and not affected by the positions. I also discovered that this method protects the...
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    Major breakdown- in hospital

    Hi all, have not been on for a while. I am in hospital where I have been for the past two and a half weeks after taking a hefty overdose. I don’t regret what I did, only the fact I am still here. It was my wish to just fall asleep and not wake up. I’m not under a section as I came in voluntarily...
  9. SBRicketts

    Mental hospital:how it should be.

    ECT clinic. 1. You are brought in by skilled enforcers. 2. You lie on the bed. 3. Gas is given and an injection to sedate you. 4. Electrodes are placed on the temples of the head and a physics based charge is delivered. 5. In ko status,the footwear is removed and the feet are tickled and...
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    Question

    After the decisions been made to do a mental health act assessment, and the two doctors and amhp have assessed the patient. After this, does the patient have the right to know the opinion of these people and be given a chance to be admitted to hospital voluntarily, if the amhp will section the...
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    Monster.

    Sheffield nurse who had sex with his vulnerable teenage patient is struck off - The Star
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    How do I stop being scared of an old bully from doing something terrible to me?

    How do I stop being scared of an old bully from doing something terrible to me? Hey guys I hope you are well. Cut a long story short, in recent years I have been terribly scared by haunting memories of a bully from high school. During high school I said stupid things and made a full of...
  13. cpuusage

    From Mental Patient to Healer & Posttraumatic Growth in Psychosis

    Just came across this article & study on healing from severe mental illnesses. There is often a lot of focus on pathology / illness, when in fact a lot of people do genuinely heal & make a lot of progress. There often is a silver lining to things. From Mental Patient to Healer: My Story of...
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    Books on PD

    What books exist that discuss the nature of PD and has patient stories?
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    Informal patient and deprivation of liberty

    Hi all, just a question. I came across a situation, where a person was admitted to an assessment ward as an informal patient. Upon admission, the patient wanted to leave the hospital, however staff on the ward did not let him as they wanted him to stay until he is seen by a consultant ( on the...
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    10 Life Lessons I Learned as a Psychiatric Nurse and Patient

    Thought this was pretty good - 10 Life Lessons I Learned as a Psychiatric Nurse – and Patient - 10 Life Lessons I Learned as a Psychiatric Nurse – and Patient | Wake Up World
  17. NicoretteGummed

    Are Consultants That Diagnose PD's Personality Disordered Themselves????

    Are Consultants That Diagnose PD's Personality Disordered Themselves???? I think they definitely are. The implications for people thus diagnosed are dire. It attracts so much hostility and stigma from all branches of the caring professions. Diagnosing PD's serves neither the patient, the...
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    Many Patient Advocacy Organizations Are Funded By Industry

    Many Patient Advocacy Organizations Are Funded By Industry "Susannah Rose and her colleagues recently published a study in JAMA Internal Medicine, which investigated the financial conflicts of interest (FCOI) of patient advocacy organizations (PAOs) in the United States. PAOs include...
  19. Nikita

    ****TRIGGER WARNING RAPE****Man Raped on Psychiatric ward by another patient!

    ****TRIGGER WARNING RAPE****Man Raped on Psychiatric ward by another patient! Man 'raped on psychiatric ward' says NHS staff failed to protect him - Mirror Online
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    Are people being treated right?

    Are people being treated right? - Punishing the Patient: How Psychiatrists Misunderstand and Mistreat Schizophrenia by Richard Gosden, PhD Scribe Publications, Melbourne, 2001 Punishing the Patient "Schizophrenia is the medical name for the most baffling form of mental disorder that...