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Simeona

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Hello everyone. I have been dealing with psychosis for 10 months now. I'm unable to walk, think or feel. I have been taking antipsychotic medicine for 7 months and for three months i've been injected with the antipsychotic xeplion. I don't have any delusions or hallucinations any more but i have been unable to think or walk for the past 4 months. Has anyone gone through anything similar or experienced the same symptom? If so please can you share your story with me? How long did the psychosis last? How did it make you feel? What helped you to recover?
 
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Why do you say you are in a psychotic episode? It is true that the negative symptoms are the life blocking ones, but there should be some positive ones to conclude the diagnosis. Is this a first episode for you? How did you enter this “state of mind”?
 
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Why do you say you are in a psychotic episode? It is true that the negative symptoms are the life blocking ones, but there should be some positive ones to conclude the diagnosis. Is this a first episode for you? How did you enter this “state of mind”?
I didn't say i was in a psychotic episode. I've been dealing with this condition for 10 months. First it occured in the sense that i could talk to a singer through my phone or televizion. I thought i was able to communicate my thoughts to this singer and that he could hear me. Then i started having hallucinations about a psychologist who came to visit. I thought that he and i were soulmates i could hear his voice for a 3 months and he was helping me cope with my problems as i was with his. I had hallucinations that my grandfather was an angel sent from heaven and my father was the devil. After i had started taking medications i started to come back to reality day by day. I don't experience hallucinations anymore and haven't for about 7 months. I've been hearing voices for a total of 5 months. So 5 months i've been free of hallucinations hearing voices and delusions but i got sidetracked because i've been unable to walk for four months i have empty thoughts and no emotions. Can you please tell me if you're more familiar with the condition psychosis for how long is it gonna last and what helped you to recover. Were these some of the symptoms you experienced while you were having a psychotic episode?
 
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I don’t have any MH issues I like to think, but I am carer for my son who just passed over a psychotic episode and he is on a road to recovery. His powerful delusions lasted for 3 months and now another 5 months later he still has some weird ideas, but he is well connected to reality and he functions well, still on meds but on a very low dose.
Btw, to me “dealing with psychosis” mean you experience it, but I don’t understand why do you say you are unable to think, to me you seem you are able to analyse what happened to you, to properly express yourself.
For my son things improved with a lot of patience and taking it day by day, basically we added new things easily, we got him do a lot of activities after a while (tennis, walking, physical training at home, group therapy, individual therapy, back to school, driving) - I have a thread on this sub forum on which I described from time to time what happened until now.
What meds are you on now?
 
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I know it doesn't make sense but it seems as though it's not me thinking. I don't think about what to say i just say it. The thinking part is missing somehow. I've been on xeplion injections for 3 months now. Still not any sign of progress. Can you please link me to the thread where you describe your sons recovery process?
 
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When you say you can’t walk do you mean like you physically can’t or there’s a mental block to it?

I don’t know about your specific med but a lot of psychosis meds have some pretty serious side effects. Feeling emotionless is a common one. That’s probably why it doesn’t feel like yourself thinking.
 
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When you say you can’t walk do you mean like you physically can’t or there’s a mental block to it?

I don’t know about your specific med but a lot of psychosis meds have some pretty serious side effects. Feeling emotionless is a common one. That’s probably why it doesn’t feel like yourself thinking.
I think there's a mental block to it. The doctors have either ignored it or haven't been able to give an explanation for it. My psychologist told me it's normal to experience having empty thoughts or feelings emotionless. Do you perhaps know how long this condition lasts? It's been an ongoing struggle for 10 months and i really want to get back to my life.
 
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I’m not sure but I’m sure someone here will have a better idea. I just know that the things you’re describing make sense given your treatment. Make sure you take your meds as prescribed until you and your doc can help make any necessary changes though ❤
 
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Thank you!
 
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