Outpatient appointment at Psychiatrist Friday.

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My GP made an urgent referral to mental health team at our local hospital due to see them Friday morning, I'm quite happy about it to be honest as I've been very weepy and had some acute stress reactions (in between high anxiety and panic) lasting hours, they get to the stage where I have little or no physical anxiety symptoms but my head is locked in a state of panic and I'm telling myself there is no way out of it, I'm doomed, going to end up in phychistric ward as a no hoper. They tend to come on in the evening and through night with me then recovering the following day. 

I managed to "fend" one off by taking a diazepam last night as soon as I recognised one was starting also went rehearsing and was ok but still "bothering me" until it eventually should fade away. 

I'd be ok with whatever they say or do to be fair I'm open to anything, main thing is if I have a "crisis plan" I will feel certain "should I, shouldn't I's" will be clearer. 

Will let you know how I get on.

Neil 

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    Hiya Neil, hope all goes well for you on Friday, I feel just as you do a lot of the time and like you night times are the worst and you feel even more alone than through the day I think its the fact its dark and everyone else is giving it big zzzzs, anyway as I said good luck,hope you have a good night, take care smile xx
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    Hi Neil, Just wanted to say good luck for Friday and i hope you start to feel better soon. Elizabeth.
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    Hi there.  I am glad you have got an appointment on Friday.  So very sorry you have been feeling pretty bad recently.  I was in a psychiatric hospital for a time.  It is good that your doctor is very helpful and has made an emergency referral for you. 

    I admire that you went out rehearsing.  That is a difficult thing to do.  Well done you.

    I do hope everything works out, and please let us know how you get on.

    Thinking of you.

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    Good luck.  Wish all GP's could do this!! Evenings are alwasy bad. Let us know how you get on.

    x

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    Best of luck to you tomorrow Neil, let us know how you get on.
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    Regrettably it was a meeting with assessment nurse to see about referral to CBT etc which I've been referred for weeks ago!

    half hour appointment with no opportunity to ask any questions so very disappointed and will mention to GP at my appointment next week.

     

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      I am so sorry you were disappointed that the meeting was with assessment nurse only.  Have you been referred for CBT?  What a shame.  Hope you are feeling a bit better.  Let us know what your doctor says.

      Take care and thinking of you

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