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transference towards a university teacher

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i have been obsessed with my music teacher at university all year. my final class with him ended a few weeks ago. i am doing a contemporary music course and he is a jazz musician - i would like to put the feelings down to his talent and his knowledge but i have schizoaffective disorder and i think it goes deeper than that, to unresolved trauma, partially from childhood but mostly from adulthood. ...
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Seriously concerned with who I've become

I would really love to know what you think of this.
I have never seen a professional or anything about any of this before; pretty much no one knows anything.
I am 20 years old now
A little bit about my past is my mum has bipolar and suffered alcohol and drug addiction from when i was 15 to now pretty much and spent those years very alone and sad and terrified of her because ...
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What type of psychological institute is this?

I just finished reading this article ... rapist-you y

The writer says she likd to get her referrals by calling institutes who will refer her to therapists in her area. My question is: what kind of institutes is she talking about specifically? School institutes or therapy offices?

Here's the paragraph, "I have gotten my most of my referrals by calling institutes (Jungian, Psychodynamic, Psychoanalytic) for therapists in my ...
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so fed up with confusion and painful emotions. trigger warni

Hello all. I'm ADHD comorbid with conduct disorder according to doctors. I have many other co occurring PDs developed due to the undiagnosed ADHD for so many years. I'm a total loser. Or so I thought. I have always wanted to have things, be successful, be liked, but I just can't do it! I cannot do it at all. Corporate rules frighten me, I cannot even control my impulses. I stand no chance at life ...
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Wow I need help *TW*

Firstly let me just say this place is huge and not sure where to start so please bare with me

I'm going through hell and have no one to turn too or help ....... I'm in the uk where no one wants to understand

I feel I have suffered for so long and could fill out an intro in every section of here

I have been suffering hypersomnia my whole life (I'm 44) and got ...
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Need URGENT advice. Am in Danger in many ways.

I am new to psych forums. I really need help. I am not well so I hope that my writing is logical enough for some advice. I know my life is in danger in many ways. I am in a situation whereby I have been falsely diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenia. I know what any reader's first response would be, and mine would be the same. I have made a few mistakes in my life, which ...
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Psychologist for welfare health-insurance VS other pychlogst

I have free welfare health-insurance called Medi-Cal which is for low income people. Will the psychologist who accept this free health-insurance not be as good as psychologist who require other health-insurances that is not for low-income people?
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Symptoms beginning to scare me?

I'm posting to this forum with the hope someone will be able to relate to me/help me recognise certain symptoms that are beginning to scare me.
I've had a long history of struggles with mental health, mostly revolving around anxiety. I'm 16 years old, a Junior in HS, and my parents divorced when I was 12 after my father had an affair. This was an extreme factor that triggered my anxiety disorder that I've ...
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Distinguishing Fantasy from Reality

How does one know to distinguish hallucinations from reality?

I mean, let's say that a person is hallucinating, but their hallucinations are "non-bizarre". That is: they aren't seeing anything overly unusual, like supernatural stuff. No demons, ghosts, aliens, or anything like that. But this afflicted person is definitely hallucinating.

Let's say that this person is out in public, walking among a large crowd of people. They meet a stranger, have a short conversation, and then ...
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Not getting anywhere in life

What is my real illness and how do I cure it? My apartments all kicked me out and pops doesn't want to work with me anymore. It makes the economies not worthwhile. Living now in Gateway Hotel *mod edit*. But college isn't letting me get my diploma because I took 7 years and their case against me was weak but when I threatened to sue they gave me a conduct violation. Arrested for flashing in ...
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