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I don't know what I look like

This is difficult for me to explain, so i'll do the best I can.

I don't know if there is a psychiatric term for this, but I hate looking at my reflection, looking at a photo of myself, or looking at a video recording of myself, because I can't identify what exactly I am seeing. I can see facial features and remember what I am looking at, but each image of me looks like a ...
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Please help me, I don't know what disorder I have

Hi everyone, I am a 27 years old girl from an Asian country. I think I have some kind of disorder but I don't know what it is.
Can you please help me?

My symptoms are:
- I like looking at the mirror (so my father does)
- I have lived 10 years away from my family, and I never got homesick, and never missed anyone in the world
- I can live the rest ...
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Mid-Term Grades

The results are in I received the following Mid-Term Grades.

I did great...

My GPA stands at 4.20

and I'm at the top of the class by .50 from the nearest competitor.

For me, everything is a competition.
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I feel so terribly dysfunctional

Hi all! I'm new to this forum and haven't posted yet. I just felt the need to today because I'm feeling really terrible and strange.

I'm from Ottawa, Ontario and have been living with borderline personality disorder, anxiety and depression for years now.

In mid 2013, about 6 months after me and my (now ex) boyfriend moved out of our parents houses and in to our own apartment, my mom (49 at the time) was ...
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Not depressed or suicidal but dont want to be here

Im sorry,i know im posting a lot lately. I dont know why.

Im wondering if others feel the same way on this though.
I am currently not depressed, nor am i suicidal. However, for a long time now i have felt like my time is done. I feel im here now to just bring my kids up and make the most of it while i am still around.
As i say, im not suicidal but ...
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Im really annoyed with the nurse from my assessment

Part of my assessment was a physical check up.
Asking what I suffer, and me giving her a list, one being chronic anxiety...
She said what about your kidneys? Dont you have an issue with them?
Shocked i said not that im aware of. She said she had read something on my file about my kidneys...after thw worrying look of confusion appeared on my face she said it might not have been my file as ...
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Who have I become?

A year I go I was diagnosed with bpd, now I'm told it maybe cptsd, avpd and attachment disorder.

The thing is, I used to be so wild and just act on my impulses without I care in the world and I think people enjoyed my company because of it although it began to become apparent to me and everybody else that I had a mental health problem. Now its like I have become the ...
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Obsession: Seeking Help

Hi there, I am new to this forum so please if I have posted this under the wrong topic let me know. I read through most but couldnt find a forum category that seemed to suit my questions.

I am having a lot of difficulty mentally getting over, what I call, and obsession of someone.
This is in no way sexual or relationship based, she is an old "friend" and there is some baggage there ...
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Can't make myself go to therapy

I have finally caved in and done this. My problem is that I can't make myself go to therapy. There are several reasons
1. I went to therapy when I was 14 and because I have difficulties expressing my emotions and understanding my feelings I was not taken very seriously. I was given CBT and the sessions ended up revolving around my chronic fatigue rather than my mental health. I told my therapist I ...
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Initial response service. What exactly is it?

My appointment with the psychiatrist is today. Im now panicking about it. Ive got my letter ready to double check the appt. Time and found it is called the "initial response service". I googled it and seen something about children services and children being at risk!

Is it really a psychiatrist i will see or have they said this to get ne there when really it is to see if im a danger to my ...
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