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    RSD, bursitis, arthritis, depression, etc. please read my stories under, "RSD and all it's glory," "better living via chemistry" as well as "the itis" ... it might not be much of one ... BUT it IS a life!  i'm learning how to enjoy it more and...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2007

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    I Have Dermatillomania

    It's an obsessive-compulsive disorder and it's simply put - skin picking. And everyone picks their skin one time or another. So I didn't even know I had a disorder until last night when I realized I spent 2h plucking hair (not scalp hair) with tweezers. And I thought I have a bad...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F Oct 19, 2012

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    I Am Me

    Knowing who I am does that make you love me less When you finally opened your eyes and noticed the pain in my eyes I try to hide so bravely When you no longer just noticed my smile but saw the suffering behind my smile Do you love me just the same when you look into my heart and...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2012

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    Only Two, But Sometimes It Seems Like More

    I have two mental disorders. Obsessive-compulsive disorder is the first. I've had it since I was old enough to process information intelligently. My parents tell stories of when I was two I'd compulsively line up my toys, put them into groups, organize my things, and be upset...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 2 Responses May 22, 2011

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    Not Just One

    i have many disorders and they all suck. i dont take any medicine anymore and its really hard i have anxiety bi polar disorder borderline personality disorder, depression , ADD, OCD, anger problems, like i said i have alot of disorders. and people make fun of me, and i lose...
    apml apml 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    Eating Hair

    When i was 16 years old i started gainning a very bad habit when i was pregnant..for osme reason i craved my hair and i would chew it in little pieces and eat it.....months later inoticed i started loosing my hair and  my sotmach get bigger  theni couldnt eat food or...
    stephanie05 stephanie05 16-18, F 40 Responses Sep 13, 2006

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    I had an eating disorder

    when I was younger, and the truth about these things is, they never really go away. And I think I'm having a relapse
    juliaangell juliaangell 13-15, F Mar 15

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    Just Found Out I Have Adult Add

    And it had answered SOOO many questions for me!  I've honestly thought I was going crazy & couldn't get anyone to understand what I was going thru the last few years, but I went for a neurophych test & just found out that I have very SEVERE Adult ADD.  I'm not...
    ManhattanAtHeart ManhattanAtHeart 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    I'm battling an eating disorder

    and it's just not going well. It's hard to believe I could ever live without ED. It's constantly there and I don't know how I could shake it off. It's gone too far, even my definition of succes gets set by ED.
    enzedanst enzedanst 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Trichophagia

    I've been hesitant on facing the fact that I have a problem. I pick at my hair and eat it. It started about six months ago. And i personally have no idea what to do. It started with my just playing with my hair, and running my fingers through it to get out all the loose hairs due...
    xDRcx xDRcx 18-21 Sep 30, 2011

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    Mine Get In The Way

    I hate the fact that mine get In The way if everyday things. I don't like the fact that most times I don't even know what I am doing and end up ******* people off with out knowing what I did.
    Ali37sBrattyAngel Ali37sBrattyAngel 31-35, F Nov 24, 2013

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    Many

     I have many disorders. But I don't let them get in between my life. i can't do that. Its better to keep the disorders away from normal life. So I can live my life normal just like everyone else. And I'm doing just that. And I'm glad I am doing so much better then before...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    I have bipolar disorder

    and bulimia. I've struggled with an eating disorder since I was 16, and I'm almost 24 now. I was diagnosed with bipolar when I was 18, and I've been trying to figure out who I am ever since.
    bripolar bripolar 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Trichophagia?

    I'm only 14 years old at the moment but bout to be 15...for like 2 years now I've been chewing/eating my hair and I'm worried.I never told my parents cuz they might think I'm joking but I'm not and I don't tell my friends cuz they might think I'm a weirdo. Lately I'm tummy have...
    Lylyon Lylyon 13-15 Apr 10, 2012

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    Volunteers Needed For A Research Study On Self Injury

    Share your experience- Help increase understanding about self-injury! Have you intentionally cut yourself in the last 30 days? We invite you to share your experience by participating in a short online study. The purpose of this research is to examine health factors related to...
    ODUResearcher ODUResearcher 26-30, F May 21, 2012

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    647821097bbnmhb 647821097bbnmhb 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Depersonalization

    I have depersonalization,i would like to know  has anyone who has this condition experienced no taste!ThanksBcaz
    bcaz bcaz 36-40 Jun 5, 2011

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    Like so many, I suffer from depression and am usually on medication for that, except that now I am pregnant and had to stop taking the meds.  This has worsened my other condition, compulsive eating disorder so am struggling a bit at the moment! lol.  How I would...
    Danika Danika 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2008

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    Actually

    I have a lot of disorders. I have generalized anxiety disorder, I have panic disorder, I have bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, Temporomandibular joint disorder, spinal stenosis, and Irritable bowel disorder.
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04 26-30, F 4 Responses May 24, 2008

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    Just Feel Like Listing

    anybody have these in common? Ulcerative Colitis Irritable Bowel Syndrome Seberia-not really a disorder but wtf Bruxism some other skin thing... take lexapro slightly anemic slight heart palpitations when blood pressure high thin tooth enamel=fillings ALL the F'in Time...
    kasey kasey 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 24, 2007

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    what ?????

     I dont go by them(dis-orders and diagnosises) but put it this way 85% of the world is undiagnosid(meaning they have a disorder but they dont know it yet lol right) or has a disorder so basically were all crazy please really dont believe what they tell you go with your...
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    Hypothyroidism

    And finally, after two years, I think I've started to really get it under control.  :)  Yay!
    mj915 mj915 31-35, F Jan 14, 2008

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    I have Female Orgasmic Disorder.

    I don't have *******. My therapist at the time tried everything to help me but nothing worked. It sucks so much. I've never had a ****** but hopefully one day I will know and enjoy the feeling
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    i think i have a disorder

    or some disease. i feel like im thinking constantly and cant think. sometimes i think im depressed. i tend to not look people in the eye... sometimes i feel like something is after me. sometimes i see things that arent really there or i think i c them... or maybe im just tired...
    bubbles543 bubbles543 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 3

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    From The Abuse As A Child And Adult These Are My Disorders And Learning Disabilities

    i get social security disability because i have low thinking capacety and depression. which came from the childhood trauma. i got adult ADD because of what the wisconsin doctors did to me while i was in labor thats another story i wrote on ep go read it. i got tested for ADHD...
    AppleCherry2013 AppleCherry2013 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    Actually I'm Not Sure If D...

    Actually i'm not sure if depression is a disorder or not i guess it must be because i was told i fall under the Americans With Disabilities Act now
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M Jan 14, 2008

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    My Disorder

    I have Attention-deficit Disorder. If no one knows what that means is I can't concentrate on one thing. I have to do alot of stuff to keep myself busy so I don't get distracted anymore than I do already.
    deathpreventer deathpreventer 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 20, 2012

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    WHAT IS - A BREAK DOWN OF IT: Personality disorder involve patterns of behavior, mood, social interaction and impulsiveness that causes distress to the one experiencing them...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I promised myself that when I felt that I had truly overcame my disorder, that I would share my story with those that are currently suffering Let me give a little background...
    dnicolee dnicolee 18-21, F Sep 2

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    Last edited 3 days ago by ElDelRey1 Sensory processing disorder Example of how visual, auditory and somatosensory information merge into multisensory integration representation in...
    ONEPIECE749 ONEPIECE749 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I suffer from anxiety disorder from my teens and the doctors told me that i had anxiety depression years and years i was taking drugs for depression in the end my brain analyse...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Sep 10

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    I have pica and I have done for as long as I can remember. Unlike most people who have the syndrome/disorder I have had cravings for a WIDE variety of things throughout my...
    Pandasaurusrex Pandasaurusrex 18-21 1 Response Sep 2

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    I try. It get's so frustrating to continue to try to do things that you know you are going to fail at. I was diagnosed with Adult Onset ADD when I returned to college at 25. I...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F Sep 8

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    Totally new to this..... So here you go! I've been struggling with mental illnesses for well over 18 years now. At first I was diagnosed as manic-depressive which the psychiatrist...
    accaliaraynne accaliaraynne 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 11

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    My life goes up and down, up and down constantly. I'm all over the place, never quite sure what I'm feeling at any given point. I've never been diagnosed, but my mom has bipolar...
    casuallyscreaming casuallyscreaming 16-17, F Sep 22

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    I think it's time for me to come out and admit this. I was diagnosed at 17 with Schizoaffective Disorder. I don't like to talk about it much because it's very personal and it tends...
    Shinook26 Shinook26 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    The urges are coming back stronger than ever and I'm going back to what I was doing before. I have 3 types of eating disorders, B.E.D (binge eating disorder) Anorexia, and bulimia...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F Sep 13

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    I thought i had multiple personalities to the highest severity, thought I was bipolar 2 ultra rapid cycling, thought i had a tumor in my brain, thought i was developing multiple...
    Ifeeluberish Ifeeluberish 18-21, M Sep 16

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    I haven't written in a while. Not that there hasn't been anything to share. Simply that... I've been attempting to live my life without diarizing all of it publicly. I started...
    DanicaER DanicaER 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    I'm on this site as a last resort and reaching out to others for help. Thank you for taking the time to read. I myself have PTSD and major depression disorder. I married a man that...
    Neverfirstforeverlast Neverfirstforeverlast 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    I decided to say my story about my Depersonalization Disorder. I began to be really depressed when i moved away from my family and really good friends. I got into this horrible...
    A0927T A0927T 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    and it's taken over my entire life. When I read about others having the disorder, I shift from feeling comforted (when I am relating to their symptoms) to utter hopelessness...
    jasiilovely jasiilovely 22-25, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I've had an eating disorder in the past (November 2013 till June 2014) and just as I started to think I could just have a normal life again, the voices came back and everything...
    liana10 liana10 13-15, F Sep 2

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    Can you ask me stuff on ask.fm my username is skinnydream_123. The link is http://ask.fm/skinnydream_123 thankyou. Preferably eating disorder related questions
    oliviiaxo oliviiaxo 16-17, F Sep 7

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    Thinking about changing my username (DisasterLand) to SurrealismLand. Don't know why a stupid username means so much to me but it does. Everyone one of mine has had deep feelings...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    I think i might have an eating disorder. I puke up my food. I cry after I eat. And I starve myself. I'm too afraid to admit the truth to myself.
    sydthekid15 sydthekid15 13-15, F Sep 11

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    Who the **** am I????? I'm so beyond confused right now. It seems like since I got diagnosed idk what was really me and what was the disorder. My anger is irrational, I fall in...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 11

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    I don't have much to say about bipolar disorder, since I only really know about it from books. I'm pretty sure I don't have it, though the kids in my middle school were always...
    SuspendYourDisbelief SuspendYourDisbelief 13-15 1 Response Sep 13

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    I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2008, a diagnosis which my family has refused to accept and just think I have mood swings and just choose to be difficult. I also struggle...
    Thin234 Thin234 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 15

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    I'm actually an alter in a certain someones system. I posted it here cause they post in the Dissociative Identity disorder experience. I don't think the host would be mad I made an...
    goatmother goatmother 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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