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Can people read your mind or this just a schizophrenic thing?

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Tvgirl

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My main problem is thought broadcasting. How can I keep my thoughts in my head or prevent people from hearing them.
 
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People can not hear your thoughts Tvgirl. Do you have support?
 
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My main problem is thought broadcasting. How can I keep my thoughts in my head or prevent people from hearing them.
I had this same problem. The medications I take have greatly reduced this symptom of my illness. I still do not feel fully recovered from this, but I have made progress.
 
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It’s sad to read you have no support. It’s my experience that having support has helped me move forward with my difficulties
 
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No people cannot read your thoughts.
Tvgirl. If they could there would have been many many times I would have been locked up and the key thrown away.
It's a symptom of this dreaded thing we call mental health.

Imagine the noise in our heads if we could here everybody thoughts. There are 7 billion + people in the world and if we could here all of these peoples thoughts is would be impossible to understand from all of the other thoughts.

Your thoughts are your own.
 
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Hi there!

People can't 'read' your thoughts.
The way we humans can guess what each other is thinking is to look at facial expressions and visual clues like body language (folding arms, frowning face, tears in eyes = this person is angry and/or sad.).

We can also try and guess by listening to the tone of your voice (croaky, quiet voice, not saying much = could be tired or not feeling well.)

There is no natural or man-made device that can allow another individual to read your thoughts.

That's just not how the world works. However, this thought is common in people with psychotic disorders (for example, Schizophrenia.) There can be other disorders that can cause paranoid delusions that I won't go into now for the sake of brevity.

There are medications to elleviate these distressing symptoms in people diagnosed with something like schizophrenia, but again - that is another discussion entirely.
 
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I had this same problem. The medications I take have greatly reduced this symptom of my illness. I still do not feel fully recovered from this, but I have made progress.
What medicines did you take?
 
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Hi there!

People can't 'read' your thoughts.
The way we humans can guess what each other is thinking is to look at facial expressions and visual clues like body language (folding arms, frowning face, tears in eyes = this person is angry and/or sad.).

We can also try and guess by listening to the tone of your voice (croaky, quiet voice, not saying much = could be tired or not feeling well.)

There is no natural or man-made device that can allow another individual to read your thoughts.

That's just not how the world works. However, this thought is common in people with psychotic disorders (for example, Schizophrenia.) There can be other disorders that can cause paranoid delusions that I won't go into now for the sake of brevity.

There are medications to elleviate these distressing symptoms in people diagnosed with something like schizophrenia, but again - that is another discussion entirely.
Do you know any medicine that would help alleviate this problem?
 
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savavdpeas

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I take part of my Zyprexa Zydis in the morning, and the rest in the evening with my Invega and Escitalopram.
 
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Did you take it
Did you take it all at once?
I want you to look at this. There are well-thought comments in here saying that people can pick up on micro-elements such as facial expression which would then adapt to it, but no mention of reading thought. If you are slouched as posture then someone can technically read your state of mind because of that, but they wouldnt read your mind per se.
 
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