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I Battle a Mood Disorder

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    "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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm slowly on the road to recover but I still suffer from horrible mood swings and there are times that I freak out and get paranoid that everyone is lying to me or that everyone...
    Playlist98 Playlist98 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    Strange thought trying to understand why my anxiety vanished in 2011 could it have been the grief of losing a parent that consumed me was I so wrapped up in that feeling I didn't...
    xshilx xshilx 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Okay, so I don't personally have Body Dysmorphic Disorder but I have a boyfriend who does. We're both 18 years old and have been together for almost 2 years now and we both met...
    hannie96 hannie96 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    http://livingtransgender.info/battle_depression.phpWho Is To Blame?Sitting here because I was having trouble getting to sleep, finding a need to try and write a little. Sometimes I...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses Mar 13

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    One of the symptoms of BPD is an unstable sense of self, and I hate it so much. My self worth literally changes depending on who I'm with. Someone who used to be my best friend...
    Ambernonymous Ambernonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I just don't know if this makes sense to anyone else. Support appreciated. Thanks. I have an eating disorder. I have had an eating disorder off and on since I was 14 or so, maybe...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    It's hard to admit that I have an eating disorder. I never asked for this, and I'm sure no one ever asks for this. Overcoming my problem should be as easy as eating, but it's not...
    InsaneFlowerGirl InsaneFlowerGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I've been emotionally unstable for two long, long years. I never was able to figure out why my depression and mood swings were so bad. I recently decided to switch my birth control...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    When were all very young, we tend to imagine wonderful things happening to us, or we fantasize and play with toys. I stopped playing with toys when I was probably 10, as of now I'm...
    DetachedCinnamon DetachedCinnamon 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Honestly i am sick of it by now haha When i was about 15 or so i went through my first tsunami or depression, like i had it for a while before then, but it was the first time it...
    Zexias96 Zexias96 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I was diagnosed with depression when I was 15, my Mum died when I was 14. It has been really hard to cope with my really low moods and chronic suicidal feelings. I have finally...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My friends decided to think of one word to describe everyone in our friendship group. My word was "bipolar", which is rather disheartening as I hoped to be more to them than simply...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 27

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    Today was quite a roller coaster. Fast mood swings from extreme happiness to the lowest of lows all day. I'm beginning to wonder if Wellbutrin stopped working. It really takes...
    keekzie keekzie 22-25, T 1 Response Mar 1

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    I grew up with an alcoholic dad for 18 years and during all the grief my father has put me and my family through..I fell in love with a man who used to be so supportive of my...
    Aeris7 Aeris7 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 13

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    I was diagnosed with bipolar 2 about a month ago and I've been on medication to try to help even things out. And prior to 3 days ago things were going just fine. People aside from...
    tabX07 tabX07 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I'm writing this in an effort to reach out and make sense of what's happening inside. At times I feel completely normal and then sometimes I feel batshit crazy, all within a few...
    adub2222 adub2222 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I used to wake up terrified every morning wondering if my son had died in his sleep. I would lay in bed with my heart slowly pounding until I heard him whine and then I would...
    Earthboundmisfiti Earthboundmisfiti 22-25, F Mar 18

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    Mental disorders aren't adjectives. You can't just say "Oh my God, I was depressed yesterday" or "She's so bipolar". It's also not a joke. You can't just laugh at someone and call...
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 7 Responses Mar 18

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    i dont know why im writing im in so much dark mental agony i dont wan to face the world so rage i hatew the way i feel nothing helps i get up then go to be dagain my mood is so low...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So my mom decided to tell me 3 days ago that I had been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder as a child and she hid it from me all these years. Isn't that nice? (Sarcasm) I spent years...
    BlackBuddafly88 BlackBuddafly88 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My friend said that I used him. When I feel down because of my depression, I text a few friends, and they try to help me, try to listen what happened. When I feel not bad, I don't...
    Kayu96 Kayu96 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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    After six consecutive "reverse smiley" or "straight faced smiley" days in my journal, today I finally assigned a smiley to this day. Yay. There was nothing really special about...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 3

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    I don't know exactly why I'm here or what I hope to accomplish by posting my thoughts. do I really want interactions? idk. do I want advice? it depends on my mood most likely...
    janeblue2u janeblue2u 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    Mood: Weed and Isley Brothers "Between the Sheets" on repeat. I don't have a care in the world right now :)
    BlackBuddafly88 BlackBuddafly88 26-30, F Mar 8

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    As one of the biggest depression loyals, I did few things that actually made me more cheered. Well, since depression makes us less participated and lose interest in doing almost...
    mai93 mai93 22-25, F Mar 8

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    I just recently researched this disorder after taking a personality quiz online. My results told me I suffer from APD. I haven't felt like this my whole life up until now. I'm...
    heaven89 heaven89 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I guess today is better day , I'm in a better mood. Let's hope it actually lasts
    Coldheartedgirl456 Coldheartedgirl456 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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