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  1. P

    Any cure for treatment resistant depression

    I have been treated for major depression and anxiety amongst other mental health problems. I have been told by nearly every mental health department/worker that I have treatment resistant depression but have either had different medication or told by one psychiatrist—who everyone tries to...
  2. G

    How do you feel about yourself?

    I'm not sure how to word the title but how do you feel about yourself? I strongly believe it is impossible to hate yourself. You can be embarrassed by your looks or reflect by how or what others say about you. For instance when I look in the mirror I think, honest to God and not in an arrogant...
  3. FadeToBlack

    Being treated differently because of you label

    Does any else feel the undertones of condescension from others who know you have a mental illness? I find this a lot, but I am interested to know if this is experienced more widely? Health professionals I have found are the worst. They read your mental health history, and form an understanding...
  4. Fairy Lucretia

    really poorly

    haven't been around as am in hell think i am being harassed by neighbourhood kids my aunt/support worker said they are just being kids but it has taken over my whole life being panicked and on edge every single second can't go into it cos too distressed need to die ,have to die i have a...
  5. M

    Boyfriend problems

    Well I've been depressed since the 9th grade. Nothing was working out for me. Everyone left me. I had no friends. I had no one to call my own. I flunked my exams. At the start of 10th grade, I found a guy who loved me for who I was, and took care of me, and never once doubted himself for dating...
  6. H


    Hi, I was undiagnosed and untreated for a variety of psychological problems. I am 42 now and have only just gained self awareness. I have a wrecked marriage behind me etc etc I had a lot of opportunities in my life which I couldn't make use of. I'm grieving for the life I could've had if I...
  7. I

    Wake up call... People are worth more than being treated like dirt.

    Working as a mental health nurse in today's NHS drained me of compassion | Healthcare Professionals Network | The Guardian
  8. N

    multitude of sins

    hi everyone. i am nijinski i have got a number of mental health issues as well as physical health ones. i have been diagnosed with aspergers syndrome with narcissism, anxiety, paranoia and i am also an epileptic. my mother also had the same mental health problems but her narcissism was very bad...
  9. I

    Treated unfairly

    Just thinking about Last job how I was treated so unfairly was once over 20 children three of us in room altho two got out and left me and a child trapped there fjnger even though there was three of us in a room I was the only one who got spoken to about being more observant even though been...
  10. cpuusage

    Electroconvulsive therapy on the rise again in England

    ECT stages comeback after years of decline, with thousands treated on NHS despite lack of scientific explanation for effects - Electroconvulsive therapy on the rise again in England | Society | The Guardian ECT Resources Center by Peter R. Breggin M.D. ToxicPsychiatry - Home
  11. G


    I just wanted to say "Hi". I have already posted a question on the forum as I was having a good dig through trying to find an answer & it seemed like a good information & support group. I haven't had a bipolar diagnosis, I'm currently in the process of being referred to a specialist. I...
  12. A

    Crisis team in a&e question

    Bear with me I'm trying to be as non-triggering as possible while giving the relevant details. I'm diagnosed with BPD, EDNOS and PTSD. I currently have three different types of self harm injury that I'm going to get treated in A&E tomorrow (can't go right now). The standard procedure in my...
  13. F

    Prolactin gene polymorphism (-1149 G/T) is associated with hyperprolactinemia in patients with schizophrenia treated with antipsychotics

    Prolactin gene polymorphism (-1149 G/T) is associated with hyperprolactinemia in patients with schizophrenia treated with antipsychotics **CONCLUSION: This study revealed a significant association between the polymorphic variant rs1341239 and the development of hyperprolactinemia in patients...
  14. S

    Made Redundant now I'm living in hell

    Hell. Of course there are different degree's of this... Had to move in with my brother. At no point have I actually been treated as a brother or a son by my family. An out cast merely tolerated. Lost my job. Been applying for very job going to no end. Also been revising real hard for a...
  15. C

    Patronising family

    Hi. My family are getting on my nerves. They treat me like a young girl. They don't let me grow up. What the hell is their problem. I ring my dad up and I can't seem to have a normal conversation with them at all without them condescending me cos theyou think they know it all. I'm sick of it and...
  16. SoftRain

    New medications-fingers crossed

    Hi everyone SoftRain here. About 5 weeks into my journey of hopeful recovery. Diagnosed at 49 years of age with major depressant disorder, and also they believe I have BPD. I know I have it, I have all the symptoms for years. I never harmed myself in the way which they say is typical though. I...
  17. megirl


    My mother well has always treated me like i dont deserve anything. I have been mentally unwell for most my life. My dad told me that i knew nothing about depression. They treated my friends as they were only 'useing me' !!! I ended up with no friends. My mother had physically and emotionally...
  18. student12

    Feel like such a loser and i probably think its best to give up

    I TRY TO hang in there with my former job but someone kept on harassing me and when i stand up to them am fucking wrong. today i didn't start any thing with the person that kept on attacking me and made it seen like i was disrespecting them when it was the other way around. and my boss just...
  19. V

    Feeling like I'm being treated differently because of anxiety?

    I have really bad anxiety alot of the time. I am also on the autism spectrum so when my anxiety gets bad I will often have trouble with my social skills so I will act strange. It might come off to some people as rude but that's just a guess. I have above average intelligence but I sometimes act...
  20. L

    Intermittent explosive disorder

    Has anyone been diagnosed with IED? I have been doing a lot of research lately on my anger issues and this describes me exactly. I am finally getting in to a psychiatrist for an evaluation in a few days and I want to learn as much as I can about possible treatments for my anger beforehand so I...