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A mixed bag - looking for similar individuals.

I want to preface this by saying that I have only very recently been made aware of abnormalities in the way that I think and act. I'm conscious even now that as I write this my tone is skewed from how I'd approach regular conversation and if I were to broach the subject in real life with somebody then I would imagine this would be a very different kind of tone.

I'm looking to understand ...
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Okay, so I have bipolar I and PTSD (diagnosed) and those two have given me nowhere near the amount of difficulties misophonia has. When triggered I experience murderous rage that I know if uncontrolled will land me in prison with a lot of guilt. It seems like triggers are everywhere. I am extremely isolated. I can't even visit my grandma without flying off the rail. Yesterday she wasn't even home but my overweight asthmatic uncle ...
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I want to at least get a cat but

but my therapist and family don't think I should. I don't see why not because I work part time as a pet sitter and take a dog grooming course and I'm good with animals. It's depressing me, because I don't have anything, no pets, no kids, no career, no friends, no boyfriend and now I can't even get a cat. What am I suppose to live for? I have nothing to live for, these people ...
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I m worried that I might be a sociopath/psychopath. The main reason why I think this is because I was very mean to animals when I was kid. I don t know why I was, but I have been reading up on signs of sociopathy/psyhcopathy in children and this is one of the biggest signs. I never got in serious trouble as a kid like in school or anything. I never really had friends, I ...
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How do you overcome lethargy?

Would really help me to hear others' experiences and what they do to fight it? Recently I feel exhausted, and I'm not sure it corresponds to my mood dropping these past few days or sleep patterns being messed up (I can't sleep at night because nighttime is so quiet and I think about things a lot) It's not just tiredness like sleepiness, it feels physical like moving out of bed is tiring. Can't even get ...
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Insomnia in Young People Associated with Later Dementia

I've seen studies throughout the years about bad sleep patterns and REM affecting the brain leading to dementia. This has me freaked out, my 90 year grandfathre died of Dementia. I'm 35 and I've been waking up early for years (4am-530am) without falling back asleep on 4-5 hours of sleep. Can someone please help me understand the actual risk, with real numbers please, I dont understand these.

Here is link: https://www.taiwan-healthcare.org/medic ...

Diagnosis please

Know this girl who doesn’t seem very cognitive. She says stuff like “I’m not gonna die” and had persecutory delusions. She’s accused me of wrong doing where I had to get a attorney involved. Insight please?
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Multiple comorbid conditions...

Okay so I'm new here.. I'm 45 yr fem. Diagnosed a few years ago as high functioning autism after a lifetime of accumulating mental illness diagnosis to include clinical deprepression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, borderline personality disorder, adult ADD, Disassociative disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, severe PTSD, otherwise non specific schizophrenia, and now Disassociative identity disorder..... Now I do realize as a female of my age with autism that many of these ...
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I like to....

Hey man I like to sleep to shut off my paranoia and schizophrenia

I feel sick in the head when I'm awake

When I sleep I'm free

What do u like to do bro?
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Mental Deterioration

In the past few days, I have been feeling a burgeoning amount of hatred that is warping my beliefs. I am normally a very empathetic and kind person that punishes himself for his constant mistakes and apologizes constantly.

I hurt myself before hurting another person, and I am overly sensitive to criticism. But talking with the person I felt hurt me and reconciling was easy enough. All it took was one conversation and everything would ...
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