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I Schizoaffective Disorder

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    3 Year Long Battle With Schizoaffective Disorder

    My issues started when I was 14 I would see these creatures that appeared to be made of shadows and I thought that there was something special about me to be able to see them when no one else could. Sometimes the sight of these creatures would be accompanied...
    louu louu 16-17 2 Responses Apr 17, 2009

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    Acceptance

     My name is ysraal and I have finally been diagnosed with SAD and being honest with myself ,it fits and I accept this as my illness. This is what I must work on and work with the rest of my life. Although I am now 53 years young, I hope that I have many more years ahead of...
    ysraal ysraal 51-55 2 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    This Is Me & I Wouldn't Change It For the World

       My life began when I was born in San Diego, but I didn't truly start living until I was fifteen.  The reason for this, is because I had started to show signs of having "mental problems" as they put it.  For years I asked myself why I couldn't...
    TiffanyRose TiffanyRose 18-21 Aug 6, 2009

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    I Married A Man With Sad

    I met John in 1998 and we fell in love.  We move backed to the mountains where I'm from and started our life together.  A year later we had a beautiful daughter.When I met John, he seemed normal.  He worked, we hiked and enjoyed the outdoors, but he did always get angry...
    greatadgirl greatadgirl 41-45 May 28, 2011

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    Im new to this group i think. I havent been on n a while. After being hospitalized for a while my diagnosis became debatable. My drs didnt know if i had paranoid schizophrenia or...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    What are your symptoms daily after you been treated for schizoaffective disorder?
    SsMcGavin SsMcGavin 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    my names Alex and i have schizoaffective disorder. you can message me if you want. here is my youtube chanel if anyone if feeling lonely. :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
    weirdalex21 weirdalex21 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I'm freaking out right now. I saw a picture oh the grossest skin lesion ever that a friend posted on Facebook about 2 weeks ago and I can't stop thinking about it and I'm paranoid...
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 1 Response Jul 4

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    My thoughts are getting the best of me. I merely mess up with my LGBT coordinator who was co-hosting the drag show with another guy and I didn't get anything done in time and it...
    JudeLeDude JudeLeDude 22-25, M Jul 5

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    I'm freaking out. I saw a picture of a open sore on Facebook about three weeks ago. It was so disturbing that I haven't been able to stop seeing it and I've been very paranoid that...
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 Jul 7

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    I tried to kill myself five days ago. In the hospital they gave me this title, maybe an upgrade from schizophrenia? I really have no hope for a normal life. I don't even know if...
    nicholeooo nicholeooo 22-25 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Why can't I have feelings? I have been diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder with bipolar I tendencies (before it was bipolar I 14 years ago). I now realize what I can and...
    gstanlove1 gstanlove1 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    What takes my class mates 10 minutes to complete takes me 25. I have the best ability to procrastinate ever. My teachers describe me as a day dreamer and a student that goofs off...
    patches1999 patches1999 13-15, F 2 Responses 15 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 Response 5 days ago

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    I had a letter come through the post yesterday morning from the eating disorder clinic. I have to see them on 24th July. I'm really nervous and really embarrassed about my eating...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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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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    Hello, I was recently diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. I am really freaking out about it. Since I was 18, I thought I had Bipolar disorder and now I am 25 and they...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    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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    Ive been dealing with panic disorder since last year... I dont know and i must admit i really gathering my courage to share this story to you guys. After i was diagnose with panic...
    qijae qijae 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My psychiatrist recommended I try a Day Hospital group on his floor. It's a short program, about three weeks long, but I moved to give it a go. I never knew it would end up being...
    NoraDysphoria NoraDysphoria 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    I'm scared i may become anorexic, or have a type of eating disorder. I'm not naturally super skinny but i am "skinny". I have muscly thighs so they are not tiny. I'm confident in...
    blankaspaper blankaspaper 13-15, F Jun 29

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    I feel so confused most days, I just don't feel like im really here, I feel like Im in a movie watching myself or something. I don't know it's weird, I feel disconnected from my...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Sometimes I get really upset about the mental "illnesses" that I have because I am not a soldier yet I have PTSD, I have not had the worst life ever, yet I have depression, anxiety...
    Lifebugzme Lifebugzme 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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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 am not married, however I view my partnership with as much weight as a typical marriage and resources on the topic are limited, so here I am. While I at least have the benefit...
    opheliasodyssey opheliasodyssey 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    A few months ago, this would have said I HAD an eating disorder.... I guess I would call it a relapse. I cook a lot, for other people. I love to cook. I just... hate to eat. I...
    xoxomaya93 xoxomaya93 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Living with this disorder is not something I am proud of. All my life I have pushed people away because I can not control my emotions. I am absolutely terrified to meet new people...
    ForeverLostPoet ForeverLostPoet 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I have Sensory processing disorder,ADHD, OCD, and Tourretes yet I honestly don't think that they stops from doing the same things other people do. I just wish everyone around me...
    bfab1998 bfab1998 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I'm too fat to have an eating disorder they said. People. But I don't eat. And an eating disorder is not something on the outside. Well it may show but it's still all just in your...
    paradiseisbroken paradiseisbroken 13-15, F Jul 10

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    My husband and I have been together for 18 years and now due to traumatic childhood event that he just remembered a year ago he now has multiple personality disorder (mod) or...
    apryljeff apryljeff 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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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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    It is absolutely a nightmare to have an eating disorder, it's as if it drags you over and over and over again whenever you try to recover. Recovery is difficult but not impossible...
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F Jul 13

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    So I am in the midst of receiving a promotion, and quite frankly I am worried that my disorder will be more noticeable (due to more hours at work). My boss on countless occasions...
    haydenbuddy haydenbuddy 18-21, M Jul 14

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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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    Anorexia and bulimia seemed so distant to me when I was growing up. It seemed completely irrational to me that someone could just not eat, and puking seemed impossible to force...
    rachelthedreamer rachelthedreamer 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Worst part of my disorder is that i feel i have to socially isolate myself to protect the disorder. Its painful 😔
    7405me 7405me 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have been finally diagnosed after 35 years of trying to find out what was going on with me. It started when I was 5 years old. I used to get terrible chest pains and being the...
    VeritasAeterna VeritasAeterna 36-40, F 23 hrs ago

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    I'm really not sure what to say. It started really slowly. On days that I had somewhere to go and I was wearing something form fitting, I wouldn't eat until I got home into my...
    SophiaMadelineRose SophiaMadelineRose 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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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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    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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    After being diagnosed with what seems like everything I was finally diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. It had taken a long time to get my meds right and to find a...
    skatinem13 skatinem13 26-30, F Jul 1

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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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    I'm not quite sure whether I have one or not but I have this symptoms: 1. I feel like most of the times I feel nothing unless anger and sadness and hurt. Sometimes I'll laugh but...
    ayamaxx ayamaxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I have looked this disorder up it's disgusting it's embarrassing. I chew and spit food😳 I know I knkw..,it's taken over meeee I lost weight after my 3rd child by balanced..well...
    daisydoes daisydoes 26-30, F Jul 6

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    I can now honestly say I'm fully recovered from anorexia, bulimia and selfharm. I have had these problems since I was in P6 at school so around 10 years old. I'm now 17, the last 7...
    oliviiaxo oliviiaxo 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I hate this disorder. Yesterday I was supposed to meet my friends for a girls night and an hour before one of the girls text me like she really didn't want to come so I...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I'm not sure if this would truly be considered an eating disorder, but I WANT to gain weight. I eat a lot, have no problem with eating as much as I want but at the same time I have...
    n0ceur n0ceur 18-21, F Jul 7

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