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    I'm a coward

    I'm a coward .The question over autism spectrum disorder constantly hangs over me ,but I'm too scared to press for an assessment. Although I have autistic traits I question whether I would meet the full criteria. In fact I fit a similar thing non-verbal learning disorder better. The trouble...
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    Make Autistic Spectrum Disorder widely known about within the DWP Assessments.

    Make Autistic Spectrum Disorder widely known about within the DWP Assessments. Make Autistic Spectrum Disorder widely known about within the DWP Assessments. - Petitions
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    'Psychotic symptoms' vs 'psychotic disorder'

    When, I wonder, does one cross over to the other? I have a diagnosis that’s not included as a ‘psychotic disorder’ although psychosis can occur within it. It is however regarded as a “schizophrenia spectrum personality disorder” In correspondence/notes about my mental health are comments like...
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    Just dropped in...

    Hi, I've been on meds for depression/anxiety for over 20 years but it probably started before that. I've had several different kinds of episodes along the way but I don't tick enough boxes to be any flavour of bipolar. Just on the spectrum. Recently had an odd one and thought I'd try this...
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    The slow death of the concept of schizophrenia and the painful birth of the psychosis spectrum

    The slow death of the concept of schizophrenia and the painful birth of the psychosis spectrum Written by S. Guloksuz and J. van Os The slow death of the concept of schizophrenia and the painful birth of the psychosis spectrum | Psychological Medicine | Cambridge Core Full article...
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    The social ties between autism and schizophrenia

    Written by Daisy Yuhas The social ties between autism and schizophrenia | Spectrum | Autism Research News Some people seem to fit both a psychosis spectrum and an autism spectrum diagnosis.
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    I just met an autistic savant!

    It was at the hairdressers. His carer was talking to me. The man, Howard, does not have the communication skills I have being HFA. But Howard's memory was incredible, like nothing else. He knew what day it was I was born on. When I asked him about the 1911 FA Cup Final we could agree that...
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    Paranoid PD- a controversial diagnosis?

    Often described as a "schizophrenia spectrum personality disorder" but conflicting evidence over whether it should belong to the so called "schizophrenia spectrum". Some suggest it is closer to delusional disorder than schizophrenia.
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    Symptoms, functioning and coping strategies in individuals with schizophrenia spectrum disorders who do not take antipsychotic medication: a comparati

    Symptoms, functioning and coping strategies in individuals with schizophrenia spectrum disorders who do not take antipsychotic medication: a comparative interview study. Symptoms, functioning and coping strategies in individuals with schizophrenia spectrum disorders who do not take...
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    Mysticism and schizophrenia: A phenomenological exploration of the structure of consciousness in the schizophrenia spectrum disorders

    Mysticism and schizophrenia: A phenomenological exploration of the structure of consciousness in the schizophrenia spectrum disorders Загрузка статьи
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    Autism spectrum has no clear cut-off point, research suggests

    The same genes involved in predisposing people to autism appear to influence social skills in the wider population, suggesting that the autism spectrum has no clear cut-off point, scientists have discovered. Autism spectrum has no clear cut-off point, research suggests | Science | The Guardian...
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    Modern Kali Yuga and the Full Spectrum War Against Consciousness

    Modern Kali Yuga and the Full Spectrum War Against Consciousness : Waking Times
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    Bisexuality and Christian??????

    Hello! I wasn't sure where else to post this but here goes. I've been thinking lately that I might be bisexual. Although it's a bit weird because I am mainly attracted to guys, but I would date a girl if it was okay in Christianity. I want to do what is right to God but I also want to date...
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    Help Feel Better

    Research has found that vitamin D is essential for those suffering from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). The vitamin has also been a successful therapy for many people suffering from depression. That means for us: We absorb much too little sunlight. Especially the important ranges of the...
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    Hello Everyone!

    Hello all, it's great to finally be a member of this forum. I've been lurking for awhile now and I recently decided to just join the forum and be part of the community. Where to begin... I run to this forum whenever I have questions about depression, coping with day to day challenges, and all...
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    Girls and autism

    Most people tend to think of autism as a male disorder, the character in the film Rain Man often comes to mind. But emerging research shows that girls often have different symptoms which cause them to slip through the net—misdiagnosed or undiagnosed by clinicians. We look at why girls on the...
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    The social anxiety-schizophrenia spectrum connection ?

    What are people's thoughts on this ? How many of you are socially anxious? Although not diagnosed with schizophrenia itself the thing that places me most in that area is social withdrawal/social interaction difficulties . There is some research, ie this from 2007, Avoidant Personality Disorder...
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    Feeling autistic/verbal vs written communiction/needing others present for 'cues' on how to act...

    Feeling autistic/verbal vs written communiction/needing others present for 'cues' on how to act... Ok... so, I periodically come across something that makes me wonder if I have autism/aspergers. I'm pretty sure I don't, unless there's some obscure type whereby you can interact great in...
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    The Autism-Spectrum Quotient: overlap between Asperger syndrome and schizophrenia

    The Autism-Spectrum Quotient: overlap between Asperger syndrome and schizophrenia The paper by Tove Lugnegård and colleagues [1], including mention of one Maria Unenge Hallerbäck who has appeared on this blog previously, is fodder for today's discussions and their finding that a: "significant...
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    Driving license - u.k.

    Hi all, Im glad I found this forum. I have just had my latest report from my nhs shrink. He is now labelling me with both schizophrenia and autistic spectrum disorder. I have previously had some sort of psychosis - not full on schizophrenia, but am now 100% recovered. I do not have autistic...
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