I Battle Severe Mental Ilness

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    My Issue With "severe"

    I just don't like the word being attached to anything I have. It makes it sound worse. Maybe it's just me not wanting to accept reality (working on that, thanks to a good therapist) but who really wants to say that something they have is "severe?" I could go down the list of...
    poohfan poohfan
    31-35, F
    Apr 22, 2012

    Bipolar I

    ive had alot of different diagnosis .. i was diagnosed with bipolar d.o. two yrs ago ... ive been told i have obsessive compulsive d/o , gad , a personality d.o. unspecified , major depressive d/o vs bipolar 2  and major depressive d.o with mood disturbances ... life is a...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 29, 2007

    Rising Sun

    i am a bi polar schizophrenic.  i am currently taking seroquel and that's an *** kicker.  there are weeks that go by and i dont leave my house.  afraid and in extreme misery. i am trying to go back to where i used to be where i could out and shop and not think...
    morningstarr morningstarr
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2008

    L.d And The Rabbit (very Triggering And Disturbing)

    This is a real convorsation. The names have been ommited to protect those involved. The name of the Alter speaking has not been changed. Do not read this unless you are prepared to feel nausious. This is only a small glimpse at years of abuse. This sequence is protected under law...
    AppleBrain AppleBrain
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 29, 2011

    Severe Mental Illness

    I battle bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and borderline personality disorder, all with psychotic features.  I feel that it is a lot to handle.  I try to take one day at a time but it is very hard to do.
    heavenknowsmyname heavenknowsmyname
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2007

    Severe Borderline Personality Disorder With Schizotypal Features and Schizoaffective Disorder

    The title is my current diagnosis. For me it means that i can not work, i has gotten me a social pension, so im retired. I dont like being outside, as i get many paranoid ideas, that people are talking about me, and laughing at me, i can literally hear them say my name, and...
    Priceless Priceless
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Jul 6, 2007

    Schizoaffective Bipolar Type, Bpd and Ptsd

    It started when I was 10, I think.  I first attempted suicide at age 10 by suffocating myself with my pillow, our family had just had a huge fight and i had determined (with help fro other family members) it was all my fault and the family would be better off without me...
    mm172001 mm172001
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2009
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