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I Battle a Mood Disorder

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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 13-15, 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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    Down

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

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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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    "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 13-15, F Oct 9, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I battle this disorder quite hard. It is like a demon inside, and the fight is always on, but I will not give into it. I was diagnosed ten years ago with this (along with...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    recently i spoke with a psychologist, im in therapy because i was raped a few years ago and i never dealt with it. i told her about my usual month of mood changes and how they...
    inevertoldne1 inevertoldne1 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Since last year I feel really guilty every time I eat.. This is killing me everyday.. I don't feel confident with myself since the day my boyfriend and I broke up..
    lolita1998 lolita1998 18-21 Jul 5

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    I am so depressed. I literally think about killing myself every single day of my life, but I'm too much of a coward to go through with it. I'm sick of living. I have no friends...
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M Jul 13

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    I am so depressed. I literally think about killing myself every single day of my life, but I'm too much of a coward to go through with it. I'm sick of living. I have no friends...
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Lamictal ! Just had a great meeting with my Doc. Was only diagnosed about 2 months ago with bipolar 2 and put on lamictal 50mg.. And she upped it to 100mgs. Hopeful and...
    Brisco221 Brisco221 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    The other day at my work, i was chatting with another staff. She was a little older then me, and was telling me about her daughter who was 8. And everything she told me sounded...
    amsfee amsfee 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I Love Somebody Who Has Bipolar Disorder Nineteen years ago - at about this time of the year - my brother made a suicide attempt. Thank all the gods, he had second thoughts and...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 Jul 1

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 1 Response Jul 1

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    I'm currently blogging about my daily battles with my eating disorder and my other mental health problems such as my borderline personality disorder. I try to update it regularly...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F Jul 12

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    I don't have Multiple Personality Disorder, I have Borderline Multiple Personality Disorder. It means I have severe moods, extreme differences in moods that take on personalities...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 15

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    What takes my class mates 10 minutes to complete takes me 25. I have the best ability to procrastinate ever. My teachers describe me as a day dreamer and a student that goofs off...
    patches1999 patches1999 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I was officially diagnosed about 8 years ago when I was 21 but of course I've had it for much longer time. Since my childhood I'd always been very moody, capricious, prone to all...
    maajake maajake 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Hey guys :) my name is Chelsea. My anorexia began when I was in the 9th grade. I realized that I couldn't do what everyone else could do with my disability and for me my eating...
    the1andonlyChelsChels the1andonlyChelsChels 18-21, F Jun 30

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    ive battled depression and anxiety for 4 years now. actually diagnosed as severe disorders as well as ocd adhd bipolar disorders
    DaugherOfSun DaugherOfSun 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ive been dealing with panic disorder since last year... I dont know and i must admit i really gathering my courage to share this story to you guys. After i was diagnose with panic...
    qijae qijae 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Stay away from eating disorders and prevent them when you can! They will basically destroy your life, your relationships with friends, love, and family, your body, your mind, YOU...
    starsarediamonds starsarediamonds 13-15, F Jul 7

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    "I don't remember who I used to be but I know who I am now. A combination of things. I am my addictions. I am my disorders. I am the side effects of my medication. People say your...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I saw a Psych (the 4th in the last 4 months) and he said it might be a good idea to put me on mood stabilisers. Which in itself is fine but what bothers me is that I'm already on...
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 Jul 10

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    Ever since this year, i have been very impulsive, obsessive and irritable. In the past i have self-harmed and undergone dissociative disorder and depersonalization at a small scale...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    It took me a long time to realize something was wrong with the way I processed stress and handled relationships. Sure I always knew I was more emotional than others, more quick to...
    Sammy7802 Sammy7802 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Well I've had bi-polar for yrs now...I was diagnosed at 19 when I had my first break down...I've been on a lot of different type of medication over the years. I found that Abilify...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F Jul 8

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    I've never been officially told by a doctor if have bi-polar disorder but I have a lot of the symptoms and pass family members have had it. I feel depressed someone msg me to help...
    Mendex Mendex 13-15, M Jul 10

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    We get criticized if we lose weight ... We get criticized if we gain, nothing is good enough until the position we are in is taken to the extreme and it feels like there's no...
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F Jul 13

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    I hate it. I constantly am striving to avoid food, but I always end up screwing everything up. Then I purge. It just goes like that every day, over and over and over. I can't tell...
    wannabeweightless wannabeweightless 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Depression Self harm Suicide Eating disorders. As seen on tumblr, these things are often romanticized and given glamour. Girls and boys think it's okay to cut open their skin...
    Pxppunkprincess Pxppunkprincess 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Either I am suffering from SAD, or I'm near a full blown depression again.. I have some reason to believe it's the first. About 8 years ago I went through a heavy depression. Even...
    Jemoeder Jemoeder 26-30 5 days ago

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    I'm 16 & genderfluid (born female) & I have dissociative identity disorder & bipolar disorder. I have also been raped multiple times. I self harm frequently. I need someone who...
    spaceghosts spaceghosts 16-17, T 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was a straight woman who fell in love with a lesbian BPD almost 2 years ago, deeply and madly in love. Last spring, she "needed space," announcing this days before an...
    Dim485 Dim485 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    I am bipolar so I have struggled with depression all of my life. It really came to a head in 1974 when my mother committed suicide. I went into deep depression then and tried to...
    SFtraveler SFtraveler 61-65, M Jul 4

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    Not a lot of people seem to have heard about BDD. I've even had a few psychiatrists and therapists who had not heard of it. To quickly explain it before I really talk about how it...
    SailingwithSparrows SailingwithSparrows 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm kind of new to this app/website.. I suffer from moderate to severe depression and everytime I try explaining that to my friends (who think they're depressed even though their...
    recklessuntilbreathless recklessuntilbreathless 13-15, F 8 Responses Jun 29

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    Sometimes when I'm in that after-purge state, looking at myself in the mirror, I think about the first time my parents called me fat. I think about the weigh-ins and how humiliated...