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  1. Binca

    Life is a big ball of confusion

    Hello, I thought about half an hour ago that i needed to join a forum because life has become so strange. Earlier i cried because some of the people in my life have backed away so far from me that they don't even know me any more. Coincidentally, they stopped knowing me as soon as i had my first...
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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...
  3. D

    How Can I Help My Wife

    My wife has been suffering with depression on and off for most of her life. She never really got any support before she met me but I helped her get some support through her GB and a private psychologist. After some time she was so much better. This remained for a number of years until we had our...
  4. pepecat

    10 things passive people say.

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-squeaky-wheel/201511/10-things-passive-people-say?utm_source=FacebookPost&utm_medium=FBPost&utm_campaign=FBPost How passive you are depends on your personality, your perceptions of the world and your place in it, your feelings of empowerment and...
  5. S

    Name for this behavior

    Here is a situation: Person X has an unfounded hatred of person Y Person X receives insults and accusations from a number of 3rd parties Person X immediately passes those insults and accusations to person Y Person X, on an on-going basis, refers to their own behavior and fears by suggesting...
  6. F

    Appointment coming up-7th July

    With nurse practitioner. Not looking forward to it. She'll probably be negative because I bombed out on the Richmond fellowship thing and haven't chased up the therapy company she gave me a leaflet for. Main reason for the latter is it's heavy on CBT, and in my opinion a psychiatric lifetime of...
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    The power of movement

    At the moment I am in an ok place. Meds are working and if not exactly singing and dancing my way through life things are ok. But every now and then I get the hand flapping jitters and can't focus on anything. This happened this morning. I have loads of things to do, all of them jobs but ok ones...
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    Winging it: Antidepressants and Plane Crashes

    DavidHealy.org | Winging it: Antidepressants and Plane Crashes The crash last week of the Germanwings plane has shocked many. In view of the apparent mental health record of the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, questions have been asked about the screening policies of airlines. The focus has...
  9. S

    Fluoxetine anybody?

    Is anybody here taking Fluoxetine? I want to know the side effects and whether it's had a positive effect for you? I've always been anti-pills because of the stigma attached to them as well as a fear of side-effects.. but I feel I have little else for choice and the doctors are strongly...
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    AP Drops “Schizophrenic”

    AP Drops "Schizophrenic" - Mad In America April 6, 2013 As part of a broader shift away from labeling people, the Associated Press Stylebook no longer sanctions referring to people as “schizophrenic,” suggesting instead the term “diagnosed with schizophrenia.”