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Does anyone else have this?



Dec 27, 2016
Hello everyone,
I have been diagnosed with Bipolar with psychotic features. I am legally disabled I suppose and cannot work full time because of this. My main question is, do any of you with anxiety or bipolar or any other mental health problem struggle with loud sounds, lights or textures? And also, I cannot watch adult television, movies or even read the novels I use to love because it will put me into an emotional breakdown...

Do any of you deal with these symptoms? My therapist and doctor haven't given me any help with it yet.


Well-known member
Jan 4, 2013
I'm sorry you have these issues, many people with mental illness are scared by sudden noises.
Have you ever tried CBT to help you think differently.
Hope you feel better very soon.
Take care


Nov 3, 2018
Yes I deal with those symptoms. I have to remind myself to ignore flashing lights and loud noises. It’s an ongoing process, sometimes I’m more vulnerable to it than others. Just have to acknowledge it, accept it as a temporary hinderance, and let it go.
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