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What are your Symptoms

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paige1995

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Hello, I have a severe case of schizophrenia. I hear voices i have visual hallucinations and tactile hallucinations. I feel like i have periods of times when i lose touch with reality i take meds but need them changed.

What are your symptoms
 
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IWILLOBTAINMENTALHEALTH

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Mild visual and audio hallucinations. Severe paranoid delusion! :low:
 
Passionflower

Passionflower

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Voices,paranoid delusions (apparently) and lots of anxiety. My meds don't really work much!!
 
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nightmare57

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Paranoid delusions resulting in self harm. Audio hallucinations of a divine nature, neologisms. Mania. catastrophic thinking, anixity.
 
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dkdouglas

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Extreme paranoia, delusions and smell, sight and auditory hallucinations without my Depixol. Tried Risperidone, Quetiapine and Levomepromazine over the years. Only Depixol works. I’m schizoaffective
 
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fazza

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Audio halucinations visual halucinations god complex paranoia ( belive i am being poisioned by my food) not helped much by meds but I cope pretty well apart from the odd meltdown. According to my last review my insight is partial which is worse than before when my insight was classed as good.

Olazapine failed quetipine failed aripiprazole, risperidone, clopixiol,depixol,clozapine chlorpromazine, Failed
Now clinging on to reality on haloperidol which is also not really working.
 
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IWILLOBTAINMENTALHEALTH

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Audio halucinations visual halucinations god complex paranoia ( belive i am being poisioned by my food) not helped much by meds but I cope pretty well apart from the odd meltdown. According to my last review my insight is partial which is worse than before when my insight was classed as good.

Olazapine failed quetipine failed aripiprazole, risperidone, clopixiol,depixol,clozapine chlorpromazine, Failed
Now clinging on to reality on haloperidol which is also not really working.
I am sorry meds aren't working for you. Most of them don't work. Not for me anyway. Then psyciatrists get angry with their patients when they don't work! Mind did at least! :mad:
 
LORD BURT

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About 6 years ago I was in a poor state and wanted to get admitted to hospital. I saw the psychiatric nurse. She creeped the hell out of me. Unwashed long hair, and weird eyes.

Also she did not understand when I said auditory hallucinations, cause you can hear anything. She insisted they are called 'voices'.

So yeah we argued for a bit, I did not like her, and I had to go home. I was eventually admitted to the Home Treatment Team.

As for my symptoms, mainly auditory hallucinations and picked up anxiety and depression over the years. My p-doc was warm to me last time we met, she wants me to work again, and she also said I may always hear voices. It was a good meeting as I did not feel I had to prove anything.

I did not get the option of changing meds tho. I have never been offered lorezapam or valium or anything.
 
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IWILLOBTAINMENTALHEALTH

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About 6 years ago I was in a poor state and wanted to get admitted to hospital. I saw the psychiatric nurse. She creeped the hell out of me. Unwashed long hair, and weird eyes.

Also she did not understand when I said auditory hallucinations, cause you can hear anything. She insisted they are called 'voices'.

So yeah we argued for a bit, I did not like her, and I had to go home. I was eventually admitted to the Home Treatment Team.

As for my symptoms, mainly auditory hallucinations and picked up anxiety and depression over the years. My p-doc was warm to me last time we met, she wants me to work again, and she also said I may always hear voices. It was a good meeting as I did not feel I had to prove anything.

I did not get the option of changing meds tho. I have never been offered lorezapam or valium or anything.
I am quite angry at your psychiatrist for trying to make you go back to work! How can someone who hears voices work? Doesn't she know people discriminate against those with mental illness? How does she expect you to hold down a job? How does she expect you to get hired? Sorry I'm just really angry at her! :mad: Are you confident you can work?
 
LORD BURT

LORD BURT

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I am quite angry at your psychiatrist for trying to make you go back to work! How can someone who hears voices work? Doesn't she know people discriminate against those with mental illness? How does she expect you to hold down a job? How does she expect you to get hired? Sorry I'm just really angry at her! :mad: Are you confident you can work?
Well, I have know this psychiatrists for around 15 years or more. A lot of that time I was working full time, and would take a day off for an appt. Actually when I was working in the past I did not have such bad voices. I did have episodes now and then tho. I was not very strict with taking my medication which may have made things worse.

The general rule from mental health workers is to get the services users into employment.

I think the hardest thing for me, is my lack of energy. I have to make sure that I get plenty of rest to function on a work day.

I actually do want to work again, so I can feel more secure about my future. It is always going to be dfficult coming back after a long lay off but people have done it.
 
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Meadow Cat

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I don't like that my employer or occ health would be in communication with my doctors. They seem to talk freely about me behind my back.
 
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IWILLOBTAINMENTALHEALTH

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Well, I have know this psychiatrists for around 15 years or more. A lot of that time I was working full time, and would take a day off for an appt. Actually when I was working in the past I did not have such bad voices. I did have episodes now and then tho. I was not very strict with taking my medication which may have made things worse.

The general rule from mental health workers is to get the services users into employment.

I think the hardest thing for me, is my lack of energy. I have to make sure that I get plenty of rest to function on a work day.

I actually do want to work again, so I can feel more secure about my future. It is always going to be dfficult coming back after a long lay off but people have done it.
Well lemme know how that goes for you. Wishing you good luck. :hug:
 
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