Not always. They don't understand that their reactions to things and some of their other problems are a result of their illness, but they will know to an extent that they are not entirely normal. <br />
As my daughter Rhea so eloquently puts it, "I know that I'm bipolar, and I know what that means, but I don't know when it's true and when it's not."
Your daughter is a wise women. That is EXACTLY what it feels like to me as well. I know that I'm mentally ill and what that means. I just don't know when it's true and when it's not.
Depends on the illness.
Undoubtedly...I honestly have no choice but to embrace bi polar and anorexia.
We often have our suspicions for some time before an actual diagnosis comes along.
Very true. I can definitely say the same.
Maybe after its over they do.....like myself and pms.
Most of them do not.
It is all relative. We are all ******* crazy. It is only a matter of extent..
some do, some don't, some can't accept it
Yes . Everyone is mental just some more than others.
Right on !
Some do like my brother but they can't control it.
Some think they are getting better when they really aren't
yes, my sister has schizophrenia and she knows she has it