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    Potentially suicidal boyfriend's controlling behaviour.

    Hello all, Last year I was in a relationship with an artist who was helping me work on a large scale commercial project. She's a close friend of many years and has always been a fast and reliable worker. Unfortunately, it all came crashing down this time last year. Ever since her last...
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    What is happening to me?

    Let me just say up front that I am naturally a very quiet, socially anxious and pessimistic person. There are things that I will often want to do or try but have a talent for talking my self out of it or creating reasons why I shouldn't bother. So as a result I feel like I don't really...

    Java course.

    I enrolled in a Java Course (affiliated with a university) 10 weeks ago. It cost me £200. It was a gamble because I had no idea whether it would be good or not. I took the gamble because the uni had a good rating for Computer Science. The course was split into 6 modules lasting 10 days each...
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    Most of you will already know I’ve been having issues with an ex bestfriend Of mine who in her words”ran away becacuse my mental health got too bad” Long story very short I work with my ex best friend and we are unfortunately working on a project together. Since starting this project I’ve...
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    Hi - wow amazed to have found this forum, I wonder if there any moderators here to help with my request? As a (very) mature student I am currently studying at college before starting my degree in mental health nursing in September. It's been a long process for me as I have in the past...
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    Hearing voices, creativity

    So my voices went away in a period when I was creative. Has anybody else experienced this, that creativity dulls the voices, not only when you are creative but also during the time following the creativity? A week after my creative project ended the voices came back and I'm trying to find time...
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    Dealing with Tremors

    I've been taking divalproex/Depakote for almost two years now. Right from the beginning I noticed tremors in my hands, and they've been there ever since - sometimes worse, sometimes better. Sometimes it looks like Parkinson's. Normally it doesn't bother me all that much except for the...
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    Sterilized when Young in UK by Psych Drugs

    I was interviewed on the everyday psychvictims project. Share if you care.
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    I need to vent and don't know where I should put it, but I deal with bpd, and its related, so here it is. I lost my temper and went on a good tear, twice today. First time was about noon, at work. I'm self employed, installing floors. I've been frustrated with this job for 2 weeks now, its 30...
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    Psych Rights

    Law Project for Psychiatric Rights
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    Mental health news this week

    Frazzled Cafe meetings provide a ‘talk-in’ place where people who are feeling frazzled can meet on a regular basis to talk and share their personal stories in a safe, anonymous and non-judgmental environment - a place where it's ok, to not be ok. A key factor in helping to overcome those...
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    Major Research Project Provides New Clues to Schizophrenia

    Major Research Project Provides New Clues to Schizophrenia
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    The Psychosis Therapy Project

    Working with psychosis - Darian Leader on Psychosis introduced by Ajay Khandelwal - YouTube "Dorothée Bonnigal-Katz, an author, translator and psychoanalyst and the founder of the Psychosis Therapy Project will reflect on the last four years of establishing this ground-breaking project and...
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    Mental health news this week

    Walthamstow Time to change - Time to talk (Walthamstow is in north east London) Anyone suffering with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, self harm etc. or those of you, who have loved ones suffering. We are champions for Time to Change, a growing movement of people changing how we all think...
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    Mental health news this week

    This article was in Stylist magazine; One in three women will take daily medication for mental health issues at some point in their lives. Eleanor Morgan argues that it’s time to be open about taking antidepressants - Why it's time to open up about taking antidepressants | Stylist Magazine...
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    Just a story about my problem

    Most days I will be relatively normal, but then sometime I'll be stressed out and things just go to hell. I once hyperventilate because I was panicking about a project for my bio class in high school. It was a trivial matter, but at the time I thought the world was going to collapse because my...
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    Psychosis - Project and Ideas

    Hey Guys Am new here so Hello! :) First a bit about me. I suffer from paranoia and anxiety, and have had two psychotic episodes, with delusions and hallucinations - one of which I ended up in hospital after a week, due to concerns of my safety. My last bad episode was in march, and since...
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    We stand with Jordan Peterson

    http://www.torontosun.com/2016/10/31/we-stand-with-jordan-peterson "What is the source of extreme political correctness? Here is an article about a Toronto University professor, Jordan Peterson, one of the most prolific and brilliant men I have ever heard or read - a psychologist and...
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    i AM . SO WE CAN JUST DO AWAY WITH RELIGION. lol. i LIVE, i STAND ON STAGE, BACK TOUR, your best alllowance money. YOU KNOw I LoVe You,you and I go way way back, let me stab you, wher the sun don't shign. I have to build a mission, a project, a project, to leave here and go there, I am inventive.
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    Why the Human Brain Project Went Wrong--and How to Fix It

    Why the Human Brain Project Went Wrong--and How to Fix It - Scientific American Two years in, a $1-billion-plus effort to simulate the human brain is in disarray. Was it poor management, or is something fundamentally wrong with Big Science? In 2013 the European Commission awarded...