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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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    Down

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

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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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    Anyone heard of episodic mood disorder? That's what my dr told me I have that and depression
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Depression is like a tidal wave that washed up too fast and now I'm drowning in my own misery. It's so alive it feels like it should be solid thing that rests in my mind, that has...
    Rhythemofmyheart Rhythemofmyheart 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I hate that one of my good friends and ex is mad at me right now . It's my fault because I finally responded after 3days and then stopped our convo in the middle for 12hours but I...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    i have not been diagnosed with anything.. but sometimes ill be sitting with friends, enjoying life, laughing and having fun... then all of a sudden i feel like someone turned on a...
    lecksierae lecksierae 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    It's exhausting. I get manic in the morning and then agitated and angry in the afternoon and depressed at night....everyday. I have abilify to help me sleep cuz without it I would...
    danielle18 danielle18 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    i have bipolar and all the kids in my school wen i was in public school they would make fun if me for it and my dad dont help with it i mean what kind of dad doesnt make a little...
    bvbarmy4lif33 bvbarmy4lif33 13-15, F Dec 9

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    Bipolar 2. Not as bad as Bipolar 1, and so I just wanted to say I feel for those who have BP 1...
    immortalspirit immortalspirit 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    I'm really struggling lately. I'm type 2 bipolar and I'm finding it really hard to control my feelings. I keep lashing out at my boyfriend over silly things and everybody irritates...
    Tilly95 Tilly95 18-21, F Dec 12

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    It's getting worse to the point where I am avoiding leaving the house because it is difficult to function normally around people. Soon as I am out in public I am on edge, even when...
    SubcultureSellout SubcultureSellout 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    It is a struggle when you're doing everything possible to better yourself. Sometimes I feel like it's not even worth it and just should give up on my goals. It is so difficult for...
    macadamx macadamx 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    Today has been a bad day. Despite my three medications the downside of my depressive bipolar kicked in big time. Spent all day with no desire to do anything, no appetite...
    Neondaze Neondaze 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    At my boyfriends for his birthday. And I don't feel like he wants me here. I don't want to leave his room cause I'm in a **** mood and it's because I think he doesn't want me here...
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I've been this way for a while now, but only received a diagnosis a couple of weeks ago. It's as if you're a pair of eyes sat inside a body, watching yourself move and watching...
    reversi reversi 16-17, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    The worst aspect of them is that even in recovery, you never entirely let go of the thought-patterns and emotions that link so deeply with the behaviours that drove you there...
    morea morea 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I have a boyfriend who I think has bipolar disorder. He has mood swings, depressions and tendencies to isolate himself. When he is in good mood, he's very sweet and he adores me...
    cutejny cutejny 31-35, F 9 Responses Nov 30

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Dec 12

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    I was hospitalized for 9 days because I was having suicidal thoughts and I battle OCD, generalized anxiety disorder, possible PTSD, and major depressive disorder. I am still...
    ashkrause ashkrause 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 17

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    i have battled it most of my life
    drachenReiter drachenReiter 31-35, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I have anxiety Bipolar disorder Four different types of depression Multiple personality disorder OCD ADHD Panic disorder Borderline Yet I still manage to cover all of that with a...
    alicepulkin alicepulkin 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I think I have bipolar I'm not that sure? But how do i find our professionally? I can't just say to my doctor I think I have bipolar she won't really say much, I used to take...
    Cloclo1234 Cloclo1234 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I know this sounds really bad...But I think drinking alcohol actually helps my day to day life. I drink, and it helps my sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and insomnia (Trio of sleep...
    EnslavedRonin EnslavedRonin 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    When I moved and spent my first winter up near Canada, I wasn't really that moody. But then year after year, I got so depressed that I finally had to go see a psychiatrist. I would...
    Kckiss88 Kckiss88 22-25, F Nov 27

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    I was diagnosed 4 years ago and completed my therapy. I think I am relapsing. I had everything under control. I was functioning better then ever before. Now my mood is so unstable...
    lauraslark lauraslark 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 5

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    OCD is when: Numbers remind you of the worst moments of your life. You can't walk into that room because you have a bad feeling. You can't hurt that stuffed animal because it has...
    simplyOCD simplyOCD 16-17, F Dec 6

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    I really thought that after I had my children that my depression would just vanish but nope it didn't it's getting better but I can still feel it, the numbness the paranoia the...
    leahlovesyou leahlovesyou 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I have schizoaffective disorder. I'm sitting at home on a friday night by myself. First of all I didn't have the energy to go out, secondly, I just never seem to have plans...
    krome13 krome13 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and depression since 2007. I can't even begin to name all of the medication I've been on. Most of my days are pretty normal, but I do fall...
    e39grl e39grl 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Rend the flesh, mark the pain. Let forth flow the crimson rain. Life is fleeting but I still cling on, Wasted breath, my only song. I try so hard to change my mind, But it...
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M Dec 9

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    Feeling extremely bloated. But I had an ok day at school. Hope I stay ok but I never know when my mood might change. Please I hope I stay ok.
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    i dont even know why im writing this nothing helps i dont care anymore my mood is low everydasy i feel like a lonely ugly pig i cant get out of this i dont know what to do you guys...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Sometimes when my heart palpitates I remember how it would do so when I was being passionate....and I'd give anything to feel that way again... To think of how I'd never give up in...
    acorrales acorrales 26-30, F Dec 4

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