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I Battle a Mood Disorder

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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 13-15, F Oct 9, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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 13-15, F Oct 9, 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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    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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    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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    I just googled compulsive sexual behavior! And ive never been that kind of person that just googles random stuff and feels like i have that but this time i think i might be...
    Marypossa Marypossa 26-30, F Jun 27

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    I am standing on the edge of my own darkness. Anxiety and anger fills me to even I can not out run this time. Society looks at me confused as if I can just change into a happy...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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 a week ago

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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 8 hrs ago

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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 hr 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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    Three years ago I developed an eating disorder. I barely ate anything and lost 10 kg. Then after a while I started bingeing and purging and gained back weight. I really wanted to...
    irisjuuu irisjuuu 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I've been depressed as long as I can remember. When I was about 13 I started hearing voices and seeing things that aren't there. That's about the same time I started to have...
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 3 Responses Jun 28

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Jul 12

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    My boyfriend of 17 months dumped me for a friend, my family hates me and excludes me from everything and I try so hard to impress them and they never are proud of me. I have like...
    braybray001 braybray001 13-15, F 8 Responses Jun 24

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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 a week ago

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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 1 day 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 19 hrs 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 15 hrs ago

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    I never knew there was something more to my depression. I thought it was simply because I lost my father to cancer. Years in the psychiatric system and I was diagnosed with...
    saviscool saviscool 22-25, F Jun 26

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    Tips on overcoming depression without meds. AIM FOR EIGHT HOURS OF SLEEP. Depression mostly involves sleep problems. Whether you’re sleeping too little or too much, your mood...
    Stayfreesailor Stayfreesailor 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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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    I have been battling depression since I was 13 years old. I was first diagnosed when I was 14. I was diagnosed with severe recurrent depression, severe GAD, and ednos. I am now...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 4 Responses