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Psychotic Break Anyone?

Quijas6

Quijas6

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And how long did it last? Because I’ve been like this since my break 6 months ago. It’s getting real scary, I’m feeling like this may never go away
Let me see . . . I "came to" in end of September 2018. I remember still feeling pretty awful on the 4th of July 2019. I would lay on the couch and ask my parents if anything was getting better and they would reassure me that it was. I would despair that I would ever feel differently or that things would get better.

Honestly, I think I was gradually feeling better but it also helped that I got off the anti-psychotic I was on. In November I went down to 1.5mg and then end of November went off it entirely. Made a world of difference in my cognition. I still feel pretty low energy and low motivation but now it doesn't feel like those "blank spots" exist in my brain anymore. I was told that the brain needs to heal from psychosis? For me I was told that for every year psychotic it would take a year of recovery. I'm on my second year now!
 
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davidr

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Have you tried therapy or antidepressants?
Yes I have... been doing a lot of both...
Let me see . . . I "came to" in end of September 2018. I remember still feeling pretty awful on the 4th of July 2019. I would lay on the couch and ask my parents if anything was getting better and they would reassure me that it was. I would despair that I would ever feel differently or that things would get better.

Honestly, I think I was gradually feeling better but it also helped that I got off the anti-psychotic I was on. In November I went down to 1.5mg and then end of November went off it entirely. Made a world of difference in my cognition. I still feel pretty low energy and low motivation but now it doesn't feel like those "blank spots" exist in my brain anymore. I was told that the brain needs to heal from psychosis? For me I was told that for every year psychotic it would take a year of recovery. I'm on my second year now!
Wow thanks for sharing your story.. I really appreciate it... I guess the low energy low motivation must slowly return as well
 
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saynow

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It is scary to take some drugs I never ever to take it
Hope you get relief soon
 
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