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I Am Fascinated By Schizophrenia

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    Here to Share What I Can

    I joined this group in hope of maybe being able to help someone (like me) who deals with schizophrenia in their life.  I began to be affected with this in my late teens, and it changed my life.  It is not something I like to dwell on, but is one of those things you...
    anonymx anonymx 46-50 1 Response Feb 23, 2008

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    Are Schizoprhenics Really Non-sane?

    Considering quantum physics' view of the nature or reality and multiple, parellel universes, are schizophrenics really left of center or do they in fact perceive multiple realities?   I had the fortune/misfortune of studying "majick" with a schizoprenic.  He...
    IcarusFalling IcarusFalling 31-35, M 6 Responses May 22, 2009

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    What is it like to hear voices?

    Well, in my particular case, it's just like there's people in my body and mind. Everything is so clear and crisp.. everything they say I experience lucid. It effects me on a conscious and subconscious level, and I talk back to them whether I want to or not. They go by Greys...
    smu1215 smu1215 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    The First Time I Was Put In the Hosipital.

     Well actual I was first put in Easter Seals, where I learned how to make fishing yoyo's, I was 16, My grandmother always told me I was crazy. Because I told her that God talk to me, she said normal people do not here people talking in their heads. I also could hear other...
    maryomaga3 maryomaga3 46-50, F 20 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    I Created This Story Using My Mind

    Annnd, I just lost everything I just wrote. But that's fine, I was near the beginning. So, to recap: I have a friend from high school, or acquaintance rather, who is probably schizophrenic. I see him a lot around the local hospital, and I've been down there recently because I...
    namegame namegame 26-30, M Jul 11, 2013

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    "In the Windmills of Your Mind..."

    Schizophrenia has always fascinated me. But then again, so have most other mental illnesses. The mind has got to be one of the most intriguing topics in the world. Because everyone has one. And every mind is different. It's amazing, really. If I actually enjoyed science, I'd...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    Strange Interests

    I am fascinated with schizophrenia but not only that but all disturbing psychiatric disorders such as multiple personality disorder, dementia and all the other disorders out there. I've always been fascinated with these things and Its not normal i know but mabye this will lead me...
    rainonroses17 rainonroses17 22-25 1 Response Dec 29, 2009

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    Schizophrenia and Me

    i have been diagnosed with schizophrenia. and under a pychatrist care.   but i am 100% fascinated by schizophrenia. there is such a fine line between sanity and insanity and even thinner line with spirituality i have a spiritual  guide or ( a schizo) voice that...
    morningstarr morningstarr 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 16, 2008

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    Find Me On Youtube

    I have posted several mental health vids on youtube mostly about schizophrenia. Yiu can find me under mstenorsaxplayer. The vids are me talking about my schizophrenia. Feel free to ask questions on here or youtube.
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F Oct 23, 2013

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    I Have Schizophrenia

    I was just scrollin through this site and saw this group. I am interested in schizophrenia so that I can help myself and others with the disorder. If any of you have questions or want a personal testimony from someone with the illness, feel free to ask me.
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    Not Only Fascinated But ...

    Although I’ve always had a thing for psychology, only recently have I gotten into mental disorders..as in really into them. I wanted to follow a career in psychology (since med school seems too much for me) but figured I myself am mentally disturbed so I wouldnt do that well...
    blacknblue9 blacknblue9 18-21, F 1 Response May 20, 2012

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    Recently I had to undergo a brief medical

    examination. The nurse is asking me a series of routine questions from a clipboard. 'Do you have any physical disabilities' and so on.  When she asked if there were any mental or psychological disabilities I balked.  She looked up from the clipboard, 'bi-polar, depression...
    anonymx anonymx 46-50 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    Interesting But Not Fun

    hello strangers i once like you was interested in phycology i studied it for a few years its interestingt, i lernt a lot about people but i have schizophrenia myself it is not fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i cannot trust myself, just today i met a girl about 16 on the train she waas very...
    monkshart monkshart 18-21, T 4 Responses Nov 29, 2010

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    I Knew Someone Who May Be Schizophenic

     An aquaintance of my 2nd profile wrote this (as an a EP story, not privately):   "I had a problems, i explain you, i get crisis every 3 or 5 years separated. This is similar than schizophrenia but it's not the same at all. My psychic doctor said me the...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 26, 2009

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    Struggling With An Undiagnosed Schizo-typal/phrenic

    I've been in a romantic relationship with a guy that I'm slowly suspecting is schizotypal or schizophrenic. Of course in the beginning I thought of him as a pretty creative person and that some of his "differences" were cultural in nature as he's East Indian and a...
    sxyvirgo sxyvirgo 41-45 4 Responses May 20, 2008

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    completely obsessed with this disorder.

    it's so crazy & sad but fascinating to hear stories !
    Graffer Graffer 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Trick of the Beat

    now, that the next phase of my life has begun.. its amazing what can happen in a matter of months. i have moved again.. i have a mountain view, but once again.. its just another day. just my surrounding have changed, sometimes i feel so sad,, sipping my coffee and chasing...
    morningstarr morningstarr 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I had Schizophrenia, when I was 19, I remember the wicked voices in my head, and the lack of sleep, and the reading about how there was no cure, I spent my time fighting for my...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am in love with a man who has Schizophrenia.We have dated on and off for 1 to 2 years. We have known each other for about 3. But for the last year he dose not take his meds. It...
    tricerich tricerich 41-45, F Aug 8

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    I wish I didn't. I've heard voices, been hallucinating and everything since I was ten years old. I'm currently 16. Have been living some hours with that fact, that I have paranoid...
    schizophrenicdeer schizophrenicdeer 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    In most cases, Schizophrenia doesn't begin to affect someone's life until they are young adults. However, it has been brought to my attention that the early warning signs can begin...
    Plutonianbabe Plutonianbabe 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    And I just finished my last group sessions so im out in the real world and looking for friends who also have schizophrenia to relate to
    vasquezd2 vasquezd2 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was (am) also fascinated by the experiments done by the University of Florida whereby lightning is triggered by firing rockets into thunderclouds, with a wire unspooling behind...
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M Jul 25

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    fascinated and disturbed at the same time.
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I don't know if it is better to say that "I am fascinated by human behavior" or that "I am a stalker" haha. I really enjoy just watching people. Watching what they do when they...
    heapograss heapograss 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I admit my interest for the Knight's Templar was all thanks to the Assassins Creed franchise. The games made me fascinated with the order and thus started my epic journey to gain...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I am a high school teacher and a part-time college professor. I teach advanced undergraduate psychology courses. For example; abnormal and forensic psychology courses. I love...
    bethanyinusa bethanyinusa 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    I'm not sure whether I am fascinated by this because it is an experiment in mutual understanding or narcissism, or both.
    StaringAtTheSea StaringAtTheSea 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 8

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    I'm particularly fascinated by our capacity for cruel acts. I have a sort of morbid curiosity with trying to understand how people can stoop to bad deeds and mistreatment of others...
    ACasualGuy ACasualGuy 22-25, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    For as long as I can remember, I've been fascinated by how the human psyche operates. I think I could easily sit through countless Psychology classes and still feel like there is...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am fascinated by how many people are able to unleash their sensual side on this web site. I'm a little more reserved than most, but I am intrigued and relieved at the number of...
    curvesleft curvesleft 31-35, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm fascinated by humans in general. Like the range of bodies and personalities and quirks and vices... such a variety of humans! :)
    MrsApple MrsApple 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I think I should create some random new groups as this doesn't really count as "fascinated". I just finished two and half month run to impute (estimate/predict) cataloged...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've looked up at the sky, been fascinated and in awe by what I can see with my naked eye. Yesterday the skyscape was a mass of clouds, some light, some dark and the sun breaking...
    CinnamonFern CinnamonFern 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    From a young age and onwards I've been lied to countless times , and then backstabbed . ( I am also surprised that is possible at the age of 6-8 ) At those times I was bullied...
    KeepOut91 KeepOut91 13-15, M 25 mins ago

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    I'm very worried currently. Delusions have returned full force and I keep slipping in and out of awareness of them. My raised anxiety levels and low levels of sleep is bringing it...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    I lost my son because I didn't fight hard enough. He was taken from me and his sister because I couldn't handle the fight. What have I done?
    mandyownstimmy mandyownstimmy 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    Can you ever get rid of this horrid disorder or is everyone destined to live with it forever?
    Ifeeluberish Ifeeluberish 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    The most confusing part is seeing things relate to you everywhere. Half the time it feels like something is toying with me. Some examples; Having a nightmare a demon raped me then...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    I feel lost. I'm done with everything and even trying now. My family calls me weak because of this disorder, they think I'm not trying hard enough. A friend found out and is now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I don't want to believe I do though, so I don't know what to think.....I mean I've never been diagnosed or anything. I constantly struggle with delusions though. I'm always...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    It all started back when I was young, When I was a little girl I was afraid of everything. I'd scream when a video would pop out of the VCR, and my mom couldn't even mow the lawn...
    feliciablogger feliciablogger 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Part two of my experience: Now that I am older, things have gone downhill. I lost my mother a year and a half ago, and since her death I have gotten worse and worse. I hear new...
    feliciablogger feliciablogger 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    it started in junior year of high school. then got way worse when i started college in Philadelphia. I was having visual hallucinations/delusions about God and how he hated me so...
    vasquezd2 vasquezd2 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate this. I can't sleep. Why can't I sleep? Because I'm paranoid that my damn reflection is going to come out of the mirror and kill me if I look away too long. Is that logical...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Every time I close my eyes I see the same face. This disfigured one, with giant black holes where they eyes should be, or maybe they're shadows I don't know. Either way it's always...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I started hallucinating when I was 12. Diagnosed and medicated when I was 15. And I'm scared to tell the people around me because of what happened when I was 18. I had spent the...
    tearsoakedwhiskeymemory tearsoakedwhiskeymemory 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm so afraid if I sleep I will never wake up. I can feel the demons grabbing me and I know if I lose my control for a second I'll be gone.
    YeahIKnowImSick YeahIKnowImSick 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I finally made an appointment to get tested. I'm so incredibly nervous though. I've never shared any of the things that have happened to me with any one before. I covered the...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago