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What first triggered your psychosis?

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linus

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Is he getting any professional support? It’s important for these FEP to walk a safe road so that it won’t come back as a relapse
 
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The therapists and councilors called it a mental stress threshold...it was a combination of things that came to a head including the death of a parent then moving across the country and entering a relationship rife with paranoia and verbal abuse and other mental issues that I jumped down the rabbit hole into.
I've come far crawling out of it all and it could have been so so much worse but I still look at those days and nights and cant believe it's me I'm looking at in those memories...
 
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I believe it was a combination of bad genetics, the stress of being abused and my mum and brother dying and loads of narcotics which tipped me into the abyss.
 
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psychoticseahorse

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My psychosis was the culmination of an intense sleep deprivation, multi substance abuse and major romantic rejection.
It lasted 4-6 months and iv been well for about a year and a half now.
A strange consequence was that all forms of the depression I had before magically disappeared (could very well be to do with my soberiety)...

...but the winter is bringing it back
 
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I think mine started due to severe prolonged social isolation and severe sleep deprivation.

(On top of that I was not eating or drinking.)
 
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My sons psychosis episode was down to cannabis I still cant believe cannabis can do so much damage he was thinking everything was bugged and everyone was watching him even thought he got a girl pregnant and was getting married the psychosis seems to have stopped now but gone into a major depression
I never thought weed could harm me either. We always hear how it's natural and safe but for a small majority of people it's just not.
 
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A peculiar combination of a shitty childhood and a prolonged speed binge around the turn of the millenium, I'd experienced drug induced psychosis before but it always went away after a couple of days. One time it didn't! Oh and there was also a new age cult I was involved with at the time.
 
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