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do i exist

how can i be sure i exist?
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Love & Work

Hi, my name is Andrew Armstrong. I am a Doctoral student based at Swinburne University of Technology, in Melbourne, Australia. My colleague and I are seeking people to participate in our psychology research. If the moderator deems it appropriate, I would like to post a description of our research area here, along with a link to our online survey for potential participants (see below).

We are investigating people's experiences of love, and of work. In ...
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do i have an illness(i know this is probably asked alot)

Hello everyone!

i'm 20 years old and i've experimented with a small range of drugs. however it never gave me any real problems. i also used to drink a lot but not as much now. in fact i only drink maybe once a week now. basically i was never addicted to any substance however i did drop out of college twice and it created some problems for me.
however i'm starting to feel unwell lately. ...
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i made this thread JUST to talk about the negative side of psychiatry. i'm not "bashing" though.
there're quite a few folks that come to this site who don't like psychiatrists in general.
just to clarify, i don't hate all of them...
i just hate all the one's i've met in person.
clearly; people're getting pretty pissed off at those of us who talk negatively about ...
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Possible Schizophrenia? Please help...


Recently, my bf of over two years and I have split. Although there are many factors into this, he has been displaying some disturbing signs over thepast few months. For example, he always believes that I'm going to hurt him, and he lacks motivation to do anything, even graduate college (which he was supposed to do in June.) Because of this, he has failed all his classes and shows no sign of willingness to ...
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Omega 3 fatty acids and their link to mental health

Oh, boy! When some people speak of how important is a balanced nutrution, some other people may laught at them, but the truth is that good nutrution is very important to emotional health!

Read this article about the omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 6 fatty acids are also important, any other type of fat is useless (also just a little bit of any kind of fat should be consumed daily anyway), but do your research ...
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Alternative antidepression tools.

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Reason - spam
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Sleeping problems

I've been diagnosed with Bipolar Type 2 (since September 2004).
Currently I'm on 250mg of Lamictal and 60mg of Prozac.

But, I still have trouble sleeping (something that has been going on for years). It's not a problem of getting to sleep, it's staying asleep.
I've tried

Valerian (pills and tea)
Catnip (tea)
chamomile (tea)
Kava Kava (small amounts in tea)
Skullcap (Small amounts in tea)
combanations of all of the above

Ambien (knocks me ...
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Are you ashamed of your mental illness?

I would say I am not to any degree, and have never been. I do have an aunt that however is very embarrassed/ashamed about it to so much of a degree that she won't even work and lives on disability.

Do you believe with the advances in understanding mental illness in our society, that we as a people are less apt to judge individuals based on their mental health status?

I would say yes simply ...
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Inside my mind...

That is how i feel,nobody else is like me.When is bed time i start thinking about humanity and death,i start having a fear,i look back at how pathetic humanity is to have caused such dramatic things in our past such as the holocaust,i start thinking about everything and ask myself why dont i know who i am,where we come from,and how can anyone live when they know theyre gana die and they have no clue ...
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