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What am I?

shaky

shaky

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I'm coming to the conclusion that I don't fit any diagnosis
I was told I'm schizoaffective back in 2011 - but I hardly ever have psychosis.
I'm fairly sure I'm not bipolar (another suggestion from a psychiatrist), but my moods don't cycle, they are just crazy.
Also have high anxiety
And I'm partly autistic

I just don't fit into any diagnosis

Which I find hard.
I like to know where I am.
 
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spiritfriend

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They told me I had schizophrenia. And then bipolar. And then schizoaffective disorder. I'm not exactly sure what I have, so I just go with whatever it is they tell me. I have a feeling they'll change it again real soon. All I know is that I'm terribly depressed. So I definitely have depression.

I know what it's like to feel confused.
 
DrManhattan

DrManhattan

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It can take some time to get a good diagnosis. With me they started with anxiety/OCD with depression and over several years moved to schizoaffective disorder.
 
Poopy Doll

Poopy Doll

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While I was on steroids and obviously affected by them, they said I was schizoaffective. This is like diagnosing someone on meth or LSD. I was simply bipolar. It does help to have a diagnosis yet if one overcomes most of the illness, is one still bipolar ??
 
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