I Battle a Mood Disorder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 128 People

    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

    "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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    7 Responses Oct 24, 2008

    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

    "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

    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

    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

    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

    Psychiatric illnesses are a lot like herpes.

    There are meds and therapies that make it manageable but they never really go away. Depression has lived in my head since I can remember. I had my first suicidal thought after a bully knocked my head into a desk and stars exploded in my eyes in kindergarten during free time. I...
    Doomflower Doomflower
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 29

    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, 2015

    Down

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

    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

    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

    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, So I'm posting this because I'm really struggling and contemplating ending everything because I can't see a way out. Any advice, past experience, hope, people in the same boat...
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    ahecht101 ahecht101
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    ahecht101 ahecht101
    46-50, M
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    ahecht101 ahecht101
    46-50, M
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    Message me I'm bored lol..........
    AbDashSoul AbDashSoul
    13-15, M
    Apr 18
    Is chanting in my head a bps trait or is it something else? I'm trying to figure out if the chanting is a hallucination or not.
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl
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    starling156 starling156
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Apr 17
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 17
    Since when do you all have your alter? Mine is here I guess since I was born he's more like an older brother to me right now than only an alter. He was more of a boogeyman to me...
    TightnShady TightnShady
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    thanks for being my moodboster
    jevineilonesia jevineilonesia
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    I often wake up in the midst of my sleep to have a cigarette. Does anyone else find themselves doing this?
    Lyn50DDD Lyn50DDD
    46-50, F
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    I've felt with the constant ups and downs for as long as I can remember. I used to think it was just hormones when I was growing up, I wanted it to be hormones. in my 3rd year of...
    wanderlustxxx0 wanderlustxxx0
    18-21, F
    Apr 14
    I battle with depression,OCD,Anxiety and SPD (Schizotypal Personality Disorder). I had some hallucinations too. Having mental disorders is a very sad thing,i wish i was normal :(
    Batwoman1968 Batwoman1968
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    Hey there! i have this disorder since i was 13. I started to have a strange behaviour and weird thoughts. My obsession with death and sick things got worse,i don't think it's a...
    Batwoman1968 Batwoman1968
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    After 2 years of being absolutely fine, I have relapsed into my old ways, don't even recognise myself anymore.
    breakersflow breakersflow
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    Apr 13
    I know some things can't be fixed, only managed..baby I don't want to fix you, I just want to love you
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 11
    I was just diagnosed at age 45. What the heck is going to happen to me?
    Noraathompson Noraathompson
    41-45, F
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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