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I Don’t Really Know What’s Wrong

I sometimes get really weird thoughts in my head which can be about family members or friends, both still a little disturbing at times and they come out of no where I’ll be thinking about something completely different and then a really weird thought will come into my head, it’s easy to not think about it but I can’t help it. I also get adrenaline rushes sometimes. I’ll be thinking about something in my...
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Can I Have Bulimia If I’m Overweight?

I binge and purge almost every day but I’m not sure if I’m bulimic. My binges are not always followed by purging and my purging in not always preceded by binging. Sometimes I like the full feeling. Sometimes I’m just searching for the feeling of relief I get when I vomit. I don’t think I’m preoccupied with my weight. Also, I’m genuinely overweight so afraid to discuss this with my psychiatrist in case he...
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My Boyfriend Enjoys Toying with My Feelings

My boyfriend enjoys toying with my feeling, humiliating me, keeping things from me. I started dating him, because of the way he courted me at first, such a gentleman. I opened up to him and told him everything about my life, however, he has kept many things from me. He has never wanted to share his facebook with me, at first he would invite me to go visit him in his city (as this...
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Wife Depressed & Refuses Treatment

My wife and I have been married for almost 2 years. In that time she has been diagnosed with multiple severe medical issues. I have been beside her and been forced to watch as she slides farther into depression. Multiple times I have tried to get her to set an appointment for counseling, even giving her a list of therapists so that she can choose her own. She has not done this and I...
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My Mom Is Depressed

From the : I’m 15. I’ve been noticing a difference in my mom. She cries a lot more and doesn’t really talk or get out of the house. every time I ask her what’s wrong she just says “its one of those days” but it’s been going on for a while now. I went down her Facebook page and all she has is statuses about how sad and depressed she is. I was diagnosed...
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Sister’s Identity Crisis

My sister, 33 yo healthy, college educated, professional female, has described a phenomenon that has repeatedly (3-5 times in the past 2 years) happened to her. She will be doing something in one room and someone (her husband or mother) will speak to her in another room, while walking into the room she is in. When they enter the room she loses her identity completely and thinks that she is the other person. She...
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I Feel like I’m Going Crazy

About a month ago I started hearing things in my head. It has only happened about five times during this time. The sounds always come from the right side of my head but at the same time it feels like they are whispering in my ear. The fist time I heard it, it sounded like multiple voices whispering harshly into my ear. I didn’t understand anything they said. The second time it was a...
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Weird Sleeping Problems

Most days, I can’t sleep. I’m not talking about staying up too late on the internet or whatever, I can lay in bed for three hours (that’s how much time I usually give it) and I still cannot sleep. I often go to school without having had any sleep at all (2 of the 5 days at least), and that’s really messing with my grades. I’m diagnosed with Dysthymic Disorder, so it would make...
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I See Things that Are Not There

From the : I’m 18. When I go to bed at night, I see a silhouette of a victorian woman standing at the foot of my bed, staring at me. She’s quite and doesn’t move. I’ve been having random break downs, and I’m doing things I don’t normally do but I’m having an uncontrollable urge to do so. Please, just tell me what’s wrong with me?….. A: I can’t tell you what’s wrong. I...
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Friend and Her Mom Believe the Neighbors Are Trying to Get Them

She and her mom believe the neighbors are trying to get them. My friend is losing her dad to cancer. She recently told me that she believes her neighbors and others are repeatedly breaking in, poisoning their food, and following them around. At first I believed her, but now I think she is paranoid since things seem to be getting worst. I believe it was her Mom who first put this thought in her...
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My Obesity and Body Dysmorphia Is Slowly Killing Me

Hello. I’m a 17 year old female still in high school. I am 5’8 and weigh 245-250 pounds. Obviously I’m obese. My weight has shattered my self esteem and love for myself. I can’t look in a mirror without shedding a tear. I have tried to diet but that has resulted in binging. I’m currently in a long distance relationship with someone. I really love him for he makes me feel beautiful. We’ve been...
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Acute Symptoms of Psychosis & Paranoia

My family member, age 50 female, worked as a social worker. She led a healthy life, went on frequent hikes, ate healthy, etc. My family has no history of psychosis. One day she left work and came back with symptoms of psychosis, delusions (visual and auditory), very anxious, with incoherent chain of thought. She has had severe migraines for many years. I took her to several psychiatrists and all of them have attributed the...
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