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  • AaronLove 1

    Astral Projection.

    Can someone please help kno whether there is any possibility that a person who practises astral projection, when he can hear some people talk to him ,be actually schizophrenic?

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  • melissa98777 2

    very scared of brain tumor.. constant headaches

    Hi.. i am very scared i might have a brain tumor.. i get random headaches.. i suffer from panic attacks as well as bad anxiety.. i just got a physical everything came back fine but ive been getting random headaches.. i went to my dr and told her about them but she said she didnt see anythinf abnormal...

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  • shelby58188 4

    worried i have a brain tumor

    i suffer from anxiety and worrie i have a brain tumor because i have been getting headaches recently does anyone no about if this could be a brain tumor 

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  • Dannie1989 3

    Think I've just given up....

    I had my first CBT appointment today and really talking about my Thanatophobia has made reality all too clear and prominent. I honestly feel like I've just died on the inside, like I've just given up. There's nothing there, I don't know how to feel or what to do. I can't stop my fate and I can't deal...

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  • nikki27791 3

    Brain feels like it has a 'mental block' / slowed thoughts

    Hi there I've been recently experiencing more frequent 'attacks' (for want of a better word), whereby I'll be thinking something and my thoughts slow down in the process. They will often slow down so much that it will feel like I am thinking and wading through treacle with the thoughts I am having,...

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  • Brainworried 2

    Sleep Deprivation Effects?

    Hello, 5 months ago I started feeling dizzy, anxious, depressed and having constant low energy. I wrote about it in details in this post. Since doctors in this country are really incompetent, they all either requested test which results turned...

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  • t92810 1
  • megan123 2

    Lump in throat? Anxiety?

    anyone with anxiety have a constant lump in there throat? like there's something lodged at the back? ive been struggling with depression and anxiety since school, I turn 21 at the end of the month and im struggling everyday with a lump in my throat constantly and it's really getting me down. It constantly...

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  • mari34228 3
  • charliel29 2

    extremely distressed over appearance

    Hi everyone, I am a 22 year old male student. Firstly, I am usually pretty content with my appearance and before I say anything just know that i am not a vain person in the least. For years now, after seeing a photo of myself side on (of the right side of my face) I've always been very self concious...

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  • ann55375 5


    dr wants to use this as anti depressant augmentation - need some helpful comments for my anxiety/depression

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  • rose10649 2


    W all  have stigma about various mental health disorders and issues. Because of these, we tend to have more myths and misconceptions that we don't clarify, leading to more ignorance, and more dangerously, isolation, discrimination and harm to people who need help! So let's talk about some of these doubts...

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  • kristina73093 3

    On a 72 hour hold

    After the crises I've been facing lately, yesterday I cracked. I wanted to take an entire bottle of pain pills. I was sick of the pain I'm in, the lack of respect and I help I get at home. I've had constant trouble reaching my psychiatrist, and after leaving her a message yesterday morning about...

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  • sunnycms 3
  • 7649 1

    Older sisters' bullying/criticisms

    For all my life, my two older sisters have always bullied me. Not in the stereotypically physical manner, but verbally. They point out each and every one of my flaws in a condescending manner that has always made me feel worthless, and even led to my attempting suicide. My parents remain blind and of...

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  • ry27528 2

    Waking up, unable to comprehend anything, number counting

    I have searched on google for years trying to find someone with the same or similar problem to no avail. So here I am. Over the past 8 or so years (20 now.) I've had this reocurring dream atleast once a year where I wake up unable to comprehend anything, comparing everything to numbers, almost as if...

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  • bts 1

    everything makes me cry

    I don't know what's wrong with me but literally everything makes me cry like everything even random words. I found myself crying at the word video in school and i don't want people to think im a weirdo or anything but i dont know what to do i feel so vulnerable and i want to know wtf is wrong with me....

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  • globuggie 2
  • sarah72572 1

    Hi I am on 30mg of mirtazapine for 7 weeks

    I am on this for post natal depression and anxiety, I was seeing slight improvement but today have felt down and anxious again all day.. is it possible it has stooped working or just a blip? I don't really want to up my does as the foggy head and tiredness is already a problem with a baby to look after...

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  • hayley38376 2

    Sertraline for anxiety. 1 pill and i feel crazy! Please help

    Hi everyone. First time ive ever done this, feeling alittle stupid. After a tough 8 months (court battle over my child, allegations and a general nasty ex) i finally broke last week and My anxiety got the better of me after yet another threat from my ex. I went to the docs and told him about how bad...

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  • ryanlenov 2

    Not sure how I feel about anything

    This isn't some story abou how I meet the checklist for every symptom of depression lately. The title means exactly what it saids. I'm never sure how I feel about anything, it's like nothing is there (and I don't mean that as in I feel empty) I mean there is absolutely nothing. No sadness, No happy,...

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  • andrewharris02 2

    I'm just lost...

    My life has been a mess more than what I was expecting. I was bullied and because of that I started to have bad feelings about me, I hated me so much... high school destroyed my life. I just hate so much going to school and not understand anything, it makes me feel stupid, even more when I realize tha...

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  • psych46033 1

    How to repair damaged dopamine receptors (caused by pornography)?

    Various sources claim that exposure to internet pornography over long periods of time leads to the same amount of damage to the brain that hard drugs do. This is due to the fact that watching pornography generates unnatural amounts of dopamine (just like hard drugs) and damage dopamine receptors. Dopamine...

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  • Dannie1989 3

    I need help!!

    Last night my panic attacks and Thanatophobia kept me awake, I've now been awake for just over 32 hours, it's made my anxiety and panic attacks so bad I've started to consider self harm and suicide. I don't want to consider these and I don't like being the way I am, I've cried so much today it's unreal,...

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  • clare87937 2


    Hi guys I started resperidone 0.5 mg once a day 7 days ago I was drowsy for 3 days and then had headaches and achy jaw (psych said was normal) well today I felt faint and like I was gonna throw up. I keep really worrying. Is it possible to have side effects pop up 7 days later ??? I have generalized...

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  • liisa1 2

    Abuse by health care professional

    I wonder if anyone knows of any groups for people abused by medical professionals. I am originally from Finland, but have also lived long periods of time in the UK and the US. I have now lived in Finland only for a year and before that I lived in Chicago. I was abused by  a doctor at the Oulu University...

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  • Hannahx 2

    Mental health crisis

    Suicidal and really stuck Sunday I was detained under mental health act by police and forced to go to hospital following self harm I was then taken to a hospital and made to stay there until assessment was done. I was let out home, big mistake on their part I can't do this. I need to be sectioned or...

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  • hanna94624 3

    Recently lost my Grandfather

    Hi there! So as you can tell from the title, my grandfather passed away 2 months ago. I was very close to him, and I have been since I was born, and so it is no surprise that this has hit me hard. At first i struggled to believe that this had actually happened and even at the funeral I didn't fully...

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  • michele60777 2

    My husband died.

    Please help, my husband died 11.01.17. As the weeks go on I feel I'm less able to cope than I did when it first happened. I'm sad , teary, moody, angry. Iwas proud to be married and I miss being part of a couple. I have some good friends, but I just feel so lost and alone. Is just reality has hit.   

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  • z13479 2

    help? Prozac and Zoloft

    hi, I've been on Zoloft for about 2 months and my doctor recently changed me to Prozac 4 days ago because she said she wasn't seeing much improvement in my somatic + conversion disorder. I am having the absolute worst side effects and would like to switch back. My doctor is the type of doctor who denies...

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  • julia31925 1

    Claiming pip for Bpd

    Hi im taking my daughtet for a PIP assesment and she is not keen on the idea at all. She was diagnosed with BPD Borderline personality disorder 2 yrs ago. She hates the idea of speaking about her personal diagnosis. It depresses her more and upsets her. She has medical evidence to support this condition....

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  • katie29184 1

    I feel like I was groped by a doctor in a wrong way?

    I'm just wanting some advice on what to do. I went to see my GP and I got referred to the hospital. The nurse was lovely checked my bloods etc. I waited to then see the doctor. I was called through by a doctor who checked my chest, my blood pressure, asked the reason why I was there etc. He then examined...

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  • amyrew 1

    Mumbling and Mental Health?

    I've been diagnosed with anxious-avoidant personality disorder, depression and aspergers. When I get very anxious I hallucinate both visual and tactile. I also go through phases of thinking someone is going to get me and that people are lying and plotting against me. I'm currently an inpatient but before...

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  • lidia1972 3

    Major depression and abilify

    My doctor prescribed abilify ( the older version of it because of insurance problems) I am currently on Prozac 30 mg but my depression is way out of control, I went to see the side effects and fricked out!! Any of you taking abilify can give me their opinion please?

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