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Finally gonna get a psychiatrist any tips?

For most my life I've been struggling with attachment issues, I've been to counselors but the "just talking about it" therapy has never worked for me and I overcame my depression on my own... But getting that out of the picture revealed something else, I wans't even suffering from depression, I was just lonely... I researched that for a while, "just connect with people" it said, and that's what I did.
it was great having ...
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I'm not sure what this is, but it's bothering me.

So, there was an event a fair amount of months ago that left me.. different? At my school we went to a camp for three straight days for science class. The experience was very mentally draining for me but it happened more slowly. I was not able to sleep at all. I would stay in my sleeping bag staring at the cabin ceiling for the whole night. It was like this for the two nights ...
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Just Don't Know

Hello Everyone
My name is Lucy I'm one of GrayWolf's internal beings(alters) I'm 22 years old I'm writing this because none of us including GrayWolf is sure what to do about something.
When GrayWolf told her childhood friends once she was diagnosed with her emotional health conditions all of them except for one told her. That until she no longer has any of her emotional health conditions that they don't want to hear from her ...
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what does recovery look like ?

:?: question what does recovery or remission from mental health problems look like for other people?
For me this week it has been preparing, cooking healthy meals and washing up / cleaning the kitchen afterwards.,,,, without being side tracked by negative thoughts or extravagant ideas
What do other forum members recovery days look like ? :?:
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Am I ill?

So I have wondered for sometime if I may be mentally ill so I wrote up a list of some of my basic symptoms and wanted to know if any are familiar to other and if I should seek medical help. I have more symptoms then this is I really dug down but these are what came to mind in a minute or two of thinking.

Hear banging doors, people talking when they aren't, paranoid, ...
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Self-actualization

I don't know if it's the correct term or concept to use in what I want to explain/ask, but from the little bit I did read before typing this down, it seemed like the closest thing.

In my many hours spent staring at the walls of my room, distracting from destructive thoughts in the few ways I know how, I often tell myself that with all of the "free" time I have (free being in ...
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facial weakness, duchenne smile and facial expression

I have muscle weakness in my face. My true resting facial expressive state is basically like this

http://www.neurology.org/content/71/22/1764/F1.large.jpg

The weakness started in late childhood. I was frequently told off in school and even disciplined for looking "listless and disrespectfully uninterested". My parents would always rile on me for having a wonky facial expression in photos. Basically everyone would force me to smile and brighten up my face on a daily basis.

Since my neurological diagnosis ...
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What's in an Evaluation?

Hello all,

I'm proud to write that after years of unbelievable behavior and distress, I'm finally meeting with a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for an evaluation, and medication management if medications come into play.

I am optimistic about finally going for the eval, but nervous too. Can anyone tell me about their evaluation experience(s)? Am I going to be asked specific questions about me and my behaviors, or is it more of a scale where I ...
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I have every "disorder", "condition", and "syndrome"

I have every "disorder", "condition", and "syndrome". I have all of these ways of feeling, thinking, and being; in varying degrees.
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Advice please - hypnotherapy or psychoanalysis?

Hi there,

I am in my early thirties, I have a full time job, and am in a relationship and also have a hobby which I am pretty enthusiastic about.

So far so good, right?

However...I am at a stage in my life where I need some answers. I don't have the people around me to provide me with them, and while I am someone who believes in self-help, I don't think I know how ...
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