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  1. F

    Hello from a newbie

    Hi, I've just joined and hoping to chat with others who've had similar experiences to me
  2. H


    Hi new here. Not sure what to say. Been having issues since my mid teens. Just looking around at how others deal with similar problems.
  3. A

    Hi....I'm Awkward At This

    Hello! I'm a 19 year old college student that doesn't have a clue what she's doing with her life. What makes my life even more fun to deal with is my severe anxiety and depression and my very sarcastic driven humour. I've never used a forum like this before but I thought it would give me a good...
  4. S

    Hi there!!!

    Hi everyone, I am an 18 year old who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, and anxiety. I have also struggled with anorexia and self harm. I hope to be able to help others through this forum as well as receive help from others who have been through similar...
  5. L

    I'm new

    Hello all, I've joined this forum to try and get some new techniques for dealing with my crippling anxiety, talk to people who have similar experiences and things that help them and try and find some solutions.
  6. sub123

    The similarities

    Why is that all of our experiences are so similar? why is that we end up having the same symptoms the same fears and end up with the same conclusions I mean the paranoia of thinking that people can read your mind, the paranoia of you are being watched or that you're going to end up having...
  7. CarpeDentum

    Sleep paralysis

    Anyone had any experiences with this? I went to my doctors again today after a pretty shocking weekend, she's upped my meds and remarked that the stress and anxiety is leading to some form of agoraphobia. Anyway I digress. Last night was terrifying, I actually thought I'd had actually seizure...
  8. F

    ASD and schizotypal,similar or not?

    Had my 6 monthly review with my nurse practitioner. Really opened up for the first time re aspergers/autistic traits. She said there is not much available in the area but didn't dismiss me out of hand as she gave me a print out to an Aspergers site. What she did say however was that several...
  9. E

    Been given 2 different diagnosis from different doctors?

    One diagnosed me with Bipolar and the other reckons I Have BPD so I am so confused now. They are so similar, what is the difference? Because borderlines experience hypomania too, don't they? Do BPD and Bipolar have similar symptoms and treatments? I'd really appreciate it if somebody could...
  10. SaffySoul

    Hi there

    Hi I've just joined this forum after finding it via google. I'm hoping it's somewhere I can go to chat to other people that are suffering with similar issues to me. I suffer with anxiety, depression and I'm also agoraphobic. So hi everyone and I hope to get to know some of you.
  11. R

    I hear a voice in my head that isn't mine.

    Hello everyone, I have only just joined this forum today so I apologise if I am posting this in the wrong place. I just wondered if anyone else has a similar problem to me. 3 years ago I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, I also have anxiety, depression and I hear a voice in my...
  12. H

    Haldol for anxiety

    Im on effexsor for GAD but lately things got out of control. I'm taking 3 mg of ativan /day. My dr wants to add on haldol 2mg. Anyone with similar experiance .....positive i hope
  13. sheeba8188

    Fluoxetine and Mirtazapine mix

    I'm currently on 20mg Fluoxetine in the morning and 45mg Mirtazapine at night. Anyone else on a similar combination if so what's your thoughts?
  14. M

    Extreme cases of Bi-polar disorder/ depressive episodes

    Hi, I'm here because a friend of mine has been dealing with some very dark problems that I am really unfamiliar with. I myself have suffered from depression but nothing like what this person goes through. This specific issue that I am going to talk about was inherited from a parent who was...
  15. L

    Puzzling Experience

    I'm hoping this is the correct place to post this as I am new here. I have been searching online for information about a peculiar habit my husband has and can find nothing. He is 76 and a highly intelligent man. We have been married only 17 years and during that time on several occasions I...
  16. L

    Taking herbal depressants if on the contraceptive pill.

    Hi, I started taking St John wort about 3 months ago, and have felt it helped me almost immediately. I have a friend who is going through really hard times, and needs similar help. (she does not want to go on anti depressants from the doctor). I suggested St Johns wort to her, however as she is...
  17. T

    Hello people

    Hello I have struggled with depression and serious bouts of self harm since I was young, I am 31 now, and this year I was just diagnosed as having bipolar disorder. My seemingly 'happy' life is pure hell inside, terrible thoughts pervade my very being and I am desperate to talk and converse...

    sleeping and eating.

    I tend to sleep a lot. When I am awake, I look forward to eating. Thats it. Thats all I do, sleeping and eating. I think a dog does similar.
  19. G

    Waiting to be hospitalised

    Went to my gp today told her what was going on mainly Think my parents are trying to kill me Think my friends are trying to kill me Think my parents have cameras in the house watching me Think I'm being followed by people who think I work for mi5 Hearing voices Think I can communicate with the...
  20. B

    Terrible feel about 'assemblence' with others

    I have this terrible bad feeling when I look to my hair on mirror, cuzz I feel that it looks like the hair of some guy that make me anxious af. Thats enough to make me feel a irrational wave of bad feelings, and thoughts that i will never be healthy of mind, and stuff... Just because of the...