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psychiatry

  1. JoeCurr

    Only 10% Worse.

    I'm not a psychopath, there's no such thing. You might argue, in your experience, have encountered some pretty messed up people. I'm not a psychopath, I'm just mostly fearless. I have the courage to look at an MS-13 thug, at their forehead tattoo that says "Rape. Murder. Conquer." and say, "cute...
  2. L

    Advice needed

    My teenage daughter has recently been diagnosed with bpd. We’ve had no counseling or help yet. She is at her father’s house at the moment and has blocked me out of all her social media and won’t talk to me for some reason. I don’t know what to do. Her father knows nothing of her diagnosis and...
  3. M

    CTO

    Hi I was put on a CTO and my capacity has been taken away. Does anyone have experience getting off the meds and the CTO? Also, the pdoc said I was paranoid. I was basically writing everything down he said.
  4. M

    Hmmmm......

    Well, guess im here. Diagnosed bipolar nearly 30years ago....and still here, just. Currently discharged from care and bouncing from pillar to post. Psychiatrist, or should I say the team have decided that because im diagnosed drug resistant that she had discharged me and wont prescribe any meds...
  5. S

    Heads wrecked

    Hi let me say some things about myself i have a diagnosis of depressive disorder with psychosis. I agree but think there is a lot more to it i have complex ptsd, ocd traits, delusional parisitosis anxiety and avoidance traits and maybe bpd, according to the psychologist. Psychiatrist says maybe...
  6. T

    Clopixol withdrawal

    What is the lowest dosage of Clopixol depot you can take before withdrawing completely? The psychiatrist says 50mg is the lowest before withdrawing but that doesn't sound low enough.
  7. T

    My brain no more normal because of several psychiatric injections

    I have been a psychiatric patient for years.after a few years of taking injections It has affected my brain I can't read and assimilate I don't have pleasure from sex poor memory.my brain has locked.anyone with advise on what I do so my brain returns to normal.
  8. Azelka

    Hey!

    Is there a psychologist here? My psychiatrist isn't really helpful and there aren't enough of them because I live in a small city.
  9. Azelka

    Is this bipolar according to you?

    I have bpd, but I suspect to have bipolar II as well because I have had episodes I have never experienced to these past weeks that include euphoria and depression. I mean I can be euphoric where I'll talk, I'll have ideas, I will not be able to sit without moving all around the apartment, and...
  10. qwerty1234

    I find therapists patronizing

    I feel lonely because I feel like there is always a story other than the face value one, and that I have to act accordingly. With my therapist I feel that my psychiatrist wanted to help out her office by encouraging me to go to a therapist in the office. I like my psychiatrist but I find...
  11. I

    Schizophrenia is the worst diagnosis

    I was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia last year by a junior doctor and a psychiatrist. It said in my records that I had circumferential thoughts, was guarded about hearing voices as if I heard voices but didn't want to admit it. This is what she was implying, the psychiatrist, and that I...
  12. A

    Bi Polar with Paranoia - On Rexulti - Need Input

    I will try to keep this brief. I was always depressed and my senior year of college (a year ago) I had a major psychotic break where I literally thought I was flying through the universe. I was hospitalized in for two weeks, and I have been trying to fine tune my meds. I am working closely...
  13. Poopy Doll

    A lecture from Stanford University about Languages and schizophrenia

    The beginning is very interesting about languages. Then the Professor gets into schizophrenia. A very competent rebuttal to anti psychiatry.
  14. J

    Social anxiety

    I struggle with social anxiety and cognitive functioning problems. I struggle keeping up with people with conversations. It's so bad that I'm even fearful of seeing my family I am going to come off Paliperidone to see whether my brain functioning improves. I've told my Con and my psychiatrist...
  15. A

    So I am in a complete rut - I recognise that I need help

    Basically, I have multiple things "wrong" with me, I am a fuck-up through and through and although I am currently coping - I am doing so through unhealthy means. I am essentially working too much to beat loneliness and thus causing myself to become quite unwell in the process of it. I have made...
  16. L

    First Psychiatrist Appointment for BPD

    I have understood I have had borderline personality disorder for some time, I have gotten therapy twice, but never been diagnosed and have never had it help too much. I have gotten a referral to a psychiatrist, after I had an extreme breakdown including considering suicide, threatening suicide...
  17. F

    Pdoc appointment

    Saw the pdoc this afternoon. It was the first time he had seen me. He did a thorough assessment.Past history. Past medication. Symptoms . Family background. My stepdaughter was there with me. She said her piece re what she has noticed about me. He says that paranoid personality disorder doesn’t...
  18. R

    Hello

    Hello I just wanted to introduce myself. Im 54 and I have had depression, anxiety and PTSD for about nine years. I have been on several combinations of meds with no success. I have came off my meds several times in the past because I was waiting for my social security disability to go through...
  19. B

    OCD / Panic Attacks/ Anxiety Coping

    I suffer from anxiety and OCD according to my psychiatrist. I take medication which has helped tremendously with my OCD and panic attacks however I still struggle with generalized anxiety on a daily basis. My main issues consist of me focusing on my breathing and counting and checking my pulse...
  20. InfiniteRectangles

    I Had a Not-So-Good Experience with my Psychiatrist

    Okay, so generally I don't like to see psychiatrists because I don't like meds and I find them kind of full of themselves. Well, last week I had an appointment with a psychiatrist I've been seeing for a while, and it didn't go so well. First, he refused to change my medicine even though I told...
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