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  1. L

    is bpd classed as a 'serious phyciatric condition:? do i need to declare it when applying for a driving license?

    is bpd classed as a 'serious phyciatric condition:? do i need to declare it when applying for a driving license? Hi I'm just filling out my provisional driving licence & it asks if I've got any serious phyciatric cconditions. Also does medication I am on effect whether Ican apply ? Tia Lauren...
  2. S

    I don't even know what's going on with me anymore

    I'm not even sure what's up with me. What is my problem I don't know. It seems like my problems are not that serious to be taken care of. Before a few years back I used to get moderately-severe depression episodes. Would last about a month or two and during that time there would be a lot of...
  3. cpuusage

    5 Reasons I Wish We Would Stop Talking About ‘Recovery’ for Serious Mental Illness

    5 Reasons I Wish We Would Stop Talking About ‘Recovery’ for Serious Mental Illness 5 Reasons I Wish We Would Stop Talking About 'Recovery' for Serious Mental Illness And the Word I Wish We Would Use Instead [Active Links in Link] My heart hurts today. My friend Laura Pogliano has lost her...
  4. calypso

    Seen the pdoc

    Well I saw the pdoc, he was really nice. I am evidently very psychotic, severely depressed and unstable - his words. He has changed me from Quetiapine to Aripiprazole as an anti psychotic which doesn't sedate as much so I can still get out of the house if I need to. I see him again in 2...
  5. valleygirl

    Daylight Saving Time

    Hi everyone! It's been awhile since I've been on the forum. I was having computer problems, and had to shell out $300 to get it fixed. Anyway...Daylight Saving Time. Did the UK switch to daylight saving time this weekend? How does the time change affect you? I wish we would just stay on...
  6. D

    Leg pain

    Hi, for the past few days i have been getting cramping and tightness behind my left thigh, i have a history of anxiety and OCD, could this be a symptom of it?, im worried that it might be something more serious.
  7. J

    Is there still any hope left for me?

    I am a 47 year old male. I took lithium 1200 mg/day for 21 years and had to stop "3" years ago due to developing kidney disease. I am still experiencing anxiety, depression and severe mood swings on a daily basis. I am a doctor and yet haven't been able to work or have any relationships with...
  8. nonotme

    using too many meds.

    I won't go into details as I know the mods don't like it, but my use of meds is very bad right now. already used all my sleepers up. i need soem serious help with my drug use.
  9. K

    Don't know what is wrong

    First, hi to all ^^ I have been in a severe depression for the past two months, one suicide attempt and I endured levels of stress I have never endured before, the last two months I was really in hell, wishing to die every second of my life, even doing sex a suicide tough crossed my mind. I am...
  10. E

    the coolness of finally being high enough to pilot a a drone

    Man I would love to do dmt or lsd or pot or some other boiled down ingredient to make a few boys rich. I am a boy, the world was promised to me after my cock was circumcised and the nipple was with held. Really now I am the master of the universe, I hope they don't bring up the play ground...
  11. Solitude1

    Side Effects

    Hello. It's me again, 😳sorry for bothering you. I am on medication currently but am afraid of its side effects. People say antidepressants and anti anxiety meds cause unusual weight gain and addiction and sometimes more serious problems. I dunno whether I have to take them or not.
  12. blacksmoke

    counseling session

    today i went to see my counselor (person centred therapy) and i have come back feeling that things feel like they are potentially coming together. i talked through, regarding my focus for this year (not quite the same as a new years thingie.) 1.is to make time as i will never find time to...
  13. N

    How To Help Someone With Depression – The Definitive Guide

    Hi guys, I know many of you are struggling with depression. I just wanted to share an interesting "definitive guide" on the topic, which I just came across. I hope it helps! Here's how it starts: --------------------------------- Depression is one of the most common serious mental disorders...
  14. J

    Too afraid to go to doctor about physical symptoms.

    Hi, not sure if this has been posted before but please let me know if it has. I've recently been extremly anxious about diseases like cancer and kidney failure because I always hear about them on the news, in newspapers, in movies and tv shows. Literally every time I hear the word 'cancer' I...
  15. J

    Serious Issues

    New to the forum and in serious need of getting my life back.. I'm only 20 :( So I have what I would say is serious OCD, and it's taking over my life... So my main issue is that whenever I touch or stand on anything I feel like I break it, for example when I walk on the carpet I feel like I'm...
  16. M

    What would you do?

    What would you do if you know that people were working with the services to help drive you to death? Serious questions and I am perfectly rational.
  17. Fairy Lucretia

    this is so emmbaressing

    i have abdominal pain and really bad wind i looked on the internet and it said it can be bowel cancer or ovarian cancer im really scared ive been eating a lot more the last week since my aunty has been with me i wonder if tahts it? the last thing,the very last thing i need is a serious...
  18. amathus

    Delusions of Grandeur

    What are the Delusions of Grandeur Symptoms? Written by Alexander Burgemeester on October 10, 2011 Delusions of grandeur, sometimes referred to as megalomania, is considered to be a symptom of several different and serious personality disorders. People suffering from delusions of grandeur...
  19. F

    Is one really the loneliest number?

    Some days I feel it is because even though I have family, that's all I have. It's hard. But then other days I honestly cannot fathom having other people knowing everything. It's still really hard. I'm in my 20s and have suffered from depression for about half my life. I've never been in a...
  20. F

    Girlfriend with schizophrenia

    I have been with a woman for a month and a half now who I love very much. Two weeks ago I went on holiday that I had booked before I met her and during that week she began acting differently and informed me she had been diagnosed with schizophrenia 18 years previously. We have an incredible...