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I Battle a Mood Disorder

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    Influence of the Environment On the Individual

    Mood Disorders are caused by environment and the heredity (persons susceptability to the disorder because of his biology). Often the influence of the environment on the individual is random, but there are special cases where the Mood Disorders are explicitly forced on the...
    vijaykarthic vijaykarthic 26-30 1 Response Jul 8, 2009

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    Every Morning I Wake Up

    Hello, I am here today to tell you my story about battling a mood disoder because I need to connected with people that know the way I feel today. When I was 13 years old I started acting up in school my mom didn't know why because I never use to do it I was a very good student...
    lily2421 lily2421 18-21 Apr 12, 2012

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    New Here!

    thought I would say hello and let you all know a bit more about me. I have two mental disorders. I have bi-polar and schizophrenia. I am also starting to show signs of DID. I am here for anyone who needs encouragement and prayer. Do not be afraid to ask me questions about any of...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    Down

    long day. work, then class. i am tired. it hurts.  
    iscreamforicecream iscreamforicecream 36-40, M Jul 9, 2009

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    Major Depression

    Have been dealing with major depressive disorder for about 5 years. My most recent flair up began jan 2012 and a year later I am still struggling with it. I just wish it would go away.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 21, 2013

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    Blah

    I've gotten one diagnosis: bipolar type II.  I have no idea how accurate this is.  Sometimes I wonder if it's actually borderline personality disorder.  My mood changes are insane.  I may be happy the first half of the day and then a few hours later on...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 8 Responses Oct 24, 2008

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    Middle Child Syndrome

    Since I was 7 years old, I suffered from moods swings, depression, fears, etc.  Just about everything I guess.  I am the middlle child of 5 children and some thoughts that I have had are not OK for a child to feel.  I was always...
    Rocky7 Rocky7 46-50 1 Response Jul 10, 2009

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    "Hey Bartender, I'll Have Another One of Those 'moodswing Supremes'...

    Alcohol, non-prescriptive drugs, some kind of bi-polar mood disorder condition that I never remember I have until it's all over me;-then more alcohol and it's subsequent withdrawl and where does one symptom stop and the other begin and then good ol chaos of the mind and paranoia...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15, 2009

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    Schizophrenia And Depressive Disorder. Not Schizoaffective Disorder.

    I have paranoid schizophrenia (surprise surprise) I have depressive disorder (I have mentioned depression) I have ADD/ADHD I have dissociative disorder amnesia type. I have post traumatic stress disorder I do not have schizoaffective disorder schizophrenia symptoms I have...
    thefallleaves thefallleaves 16-17, F Oct 9, 2013

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    A New Life And Treatment For A Mood Disorder

     Well where do I start.It's a scary place when your world is turned upside down. It's happened a number of times in my life, but I have to say this time it's a little better than the last. I guess experience helps for when the next time comes around.My whole life has not felt...
    bringonthesunshine bringonthesunshine 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2011

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    Bipolar I

    my symptoms started early  when i was about 14 ..  i went into a severe depression and started cutting and tried to kill myself .  my parents found out and told me i was stupid  and instead of getting help for me they gave me everything i wanted .. i am living...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 23, 2007

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    "everything You Say Can/will Be Held Against You..."

    Without sounding too philosophical, there are things you just KNOW about yourself. In my case, I knew from the time I was a child that becoming a mother was not in my best interest. I never thought much of it because I never had any real desire to be one. But through a series of...
    AshDash89 AshDash89 22-25, F May 21, 2012

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    Bipolar Depressive

    I have always had mood swings and was a moody kid but it wasn't until having kids that I required medicine. I often wonder if my husband was more supportive would it be as bad as it is. Not having a support system and co-parent has made it difficult for me. Well at least it feels...
    mzgreeneyes mzgreeneyes 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2007

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    Sometimes I Feel So Old

    I've been living with a mood disorder for 25 years. I'm 39 as I write this, and sometimes I feel like I'm 139. I've been depressed. I've been manic. I've been delusional. I've had panic attacks. I've dissociated. I've been through a lot. I still suffer.
    iscreamforicecream iscreamforicecream 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 4, 2009

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    Schizophrenia And Depressive Disorder. Not Schizoaffective Disorder.

    I have paranoid schizophrenia (surprise surprise) I have depressive disorder (I have mentioned depression) I have ADD/ADHD I have dissociative disorder amnesia type. I have post traumatic stress disorder I do not have schizoaffective disorder schizophrenia symptoms I have...
    thefallleaves thefallleaves 16-17, F Oct 9, 2013

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    that's a diagnosed condition

    and I've had deep problems with and people just don't understand me that well most of the time but that's perfectly ok! I guess I never mentioned it.... so if I act strange sometimes please forgive me *fist bump*
    samsthemann samsthemann 22-25, M 2 Responses May 24

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    Related Experiences

    parent has it and my grandma, so im sure I have it now. Symptoms only started when I turned 20 , but before that I have always been impatient, snappy and very emotionally...
    BabyUsagi BabyUsagi 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    If people stopped complaining And give more attentions And care And love . Allot people with ( disorders 😣i hate that word) dont have to take meds , so they Will be accepteble...
    Beaubuck Beaubuck 36-40, M 15 hrs ago

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    Since the age of 8 or 9, I had depression. I found out that by myself from always thinking of killing myself. I never told anyone because I didn't want to be view as attention...
    FelinaTheDevil FelinaTheDevil 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    I'm only 17, and already I'm a failure and a waste of space on this earth. Everyone I have enter my life, I either end up hurting and losing, or they just leave me. I'm a senior in...
    DarkSecret62 DarkSecret62 18-21, M 8 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I hate my bf I love him from my heart but I feel like my depression makes me hate him and mood swings only make me see the bad things of him and the world. I feel like I deserve...
    Nonameleyla Nonameleyla 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    What ****** me off about being depressed is that I'm not in the mood to do things that I once found fun. Going to a theater or an amusement park was fun until I became depressed...
    Kira05 Kira05 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was just recently diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder along with OCD, generalized anxiety disorder, and PTSD....I've kept silent about my issues my whole life due to things...
    ambercano ambercano 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I know all about bipolar disorder . I know all about the ups and the downs, the wanting the sex all the time, and the not wanting to be touched at all. I know all about the mood...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Do you ever really recover from an eating disorder? Six years on and off bulimic turned binge eating disorder.. Binge eating was a result of recovering from bulimia. I haven't...
    Messytree Messytree 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Personally, I think it's over diagnosed. I was in and out of the Doctors like a yo yo. It wasn't long after my parents split up and other things that still haunt me to this day...
    IWantAUnicorn IWantAUnicorn 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know I battle depression everyday. I have been for some the now. It all slowly started when we found out my son had autism, I was about six month pregnant with our daughter. that...
    sexygirl81 sexygirl81 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Think I'm in a mixed episode. Having racing thoughts and feels like my brain is going 100 miles an hour, but still feel like I wanna cry and have no energy to do anything ahhhh!!
    HarrySavage96 HarrySavage96 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My brother has bipolar. He has struggled all his adult life with it. He hates taking the medication,but realises that he can be dangerous to himself and others if he abstains. My...
    henkam henkam 46-50, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wanna be that happy girl, the one that is known by her smile, the one that lights up the room, the one that everyone is comfortable around, the one that never gets hurt, the one...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I do, I have a lot of bad days, but I have some rare good days. On those good days I want to enjoy it. I want to be happy. Don't get me wrong, I love helping people but I get down...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Like adhd. But way more intense. And made worse by meds. And cigs calm it. How fokyn odd. After heart attacks came Age acquired adhd followed. And thought to mouth...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    i had/have an eating disorder for about 6yrs, but the worst times were about 4yrs ago. it was a prison. i never went out because i thought i was ugly & that everything made my fat...
    screambloodygore screambloodygore 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I thought I got over this. But I keep having severe mood swings where I will be in the worst mood ever for a day and then I'm back to normal. I feel like I'm just pushing all my...
    trademymistakesXxxx trademymistakesXxxx 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I thought I had won the battle finally. I was placed on Cymbalta..they increased it and besides being tired all the time....my mood was good. they increased it again a couple of...
    mandy6b mandy6b 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    As I'm writing I am sat in my car in the lot outside work having just walked out of the office. My demons have become too big again. I can't carry on like this. No human should be...
    drowen1 drowen1 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Depression, anxiety, ptsd, personality disorder and more. Sick of it, 35 yrs fighting it. No family, no friends, no home, no life, just me and my illness. So over it.
    jakdempsey jakdempsey 46-50, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    I feel like I write in here too often although it's been months since I've been online. I don't know what's going on with me. I went on vacation and became all positive. 3 days...
    kitakat00 kitakat00 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I could really see myself living alone on a deserted island some days. Sometimes it's all I can do to function in society and not roll my eyes or spurt out some sarcastic remark...
    SunshineMel SunshineMel 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    It's as if I'm drowning in a sea of pain. I don't understand anything when it comes to this disorder. I don't understand why it has to make us feel the way we do. I know we all...
    ginganinja33 ginganinja33 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    Bipolar may seem like the end of the world. I believe it's a gift. Without all that depression and despair I would never of given a damn about anybody else. Bipolar disorder I no...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Please read with care, and take steps to keep yourself feeling safe and secure, if reading about body image and associated topics are triggering for you. I’m your stereotypical...
    ChocolateCurvesModel ChocolateCurvesModel 31-35, F Jun 26

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    Write about your experiencePlease read with care, and take steps to keep yourself feeling safe and secure, if reading about body image and associated topics are triggering for you...
    ChocolateCurvesModel ChocolateCurvesModel 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26

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