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I Have Brief Depressive Episodes

From the UK: I’m 16. For the past 2-3 months I’ve been experiencing these episodes of sever depression they generally only last for an hour or two, however the frequency ranges from once or twice a day to once every few days, at first it was only once or twice a month , however, the frequency has been slowly increasing. When they happen I cry and thoughts of suiside run though my head but...
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Major Seizure Event that Has Resulted in Further Problems

Last year on September 9th I had a major seizure episode from Late Onset Epilepsy. I was transported to a hospital, put into an induced coma for approximately 48 hours, then weaned off the medications and awoken. I subsequently spent 3 months in rehabilitation working on cognitive and physical ailments that were a result of the seizure. I worked with a therapist at my hospital at the time and now a year later have...
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Sister-In-Law Is Delusional After a Stroke

My brother’s wife had a stroke about a year ago. He is completely devoted to her. She has partial paralysis and slight trouble with speech. A few months after the stroke, she started accusing my brother of having an affair with a woman that lives 300 miles away. She’s now decided that the woman has moved a few houses away from them. She also thinks that he’s having affairs with every woman in the...
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Laughing Turns into Hysterical Sobbing

Recently whenever I’m laughing hard I’ll start sobbing hysterically after a few minutes. I’ll be watching a funny video or on a site and if I’ve been laughing for a while I’ll suddenly just start sobbing. I don’t really cry a lot but when this happens I’ll sob for five to ten minutes straight and get extremely sad and depressed even tough I was happy just a second before. The feeling of sadness will...
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I Think I Suffer from PTSD

From Canada: I’m sick & tired of being sick & tired. I just want to feel normal, yet I feel furthest thing from it. I’m always in so much pain, every muscle in my body feels sore like I’ve been exercising, but of course there’s no motivation for that. I have yet to find a particular and my patients is diminishing daily. I wake up to numbness in my feet arms and hands....
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Facial Scars from Car Accident

Back in the summer of 2005 I was in a very bad car accident, I wasn’t wearing my seatbelt so I went flying out the back windshield. It left multiple scars on the side of my face and neck along with my inner bicep. Ever since I’ve had trouble keeping my head up because people are always staring at them and looking at me like I’m some murderer or whatever. Especially in classes in...
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Side Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs

From Pakistan:¬†One year ago my sister’s behaviour was shockingly changed. We tried our best to manage but failed. We admitted her in hospital and they diagnosed schizophrenia. After one week we bring her home, she was mostly recovered and better. But one week later her body started vibration and severe pain in legs. we rush in different hospitals but no advantage. 5 days she couldn’t sleep, couldn’t eat. The condition was worst. One hospital...
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Sudden Paralysis

I suddenly freeze. Cannot move, except eyeballs. Cannot talk, my tongue plants itself on the roof of my mouth, and then my jaw drops. I am in whatever position I was in sometimes for over a hour. Other people can move me, but I will stay in that position that they leave me in. My mind is conscious, and aware of my surroundings. Sometimes I tremor or shake a little, especially my head. Sometime...
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Imaginary Friend that Is Real

Hi have lots of problems in my life, Since my divorce I’ve been hearing voices for 11 years and sometimes getting to this stage where I don’t know if I’m a sleep or not and scary things happen, but my problem is I have this friend that no one else can see but me and we talk a lot and I see him and feel him. He helps me from my other voices that...
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Sensory Issues, Anger and Anxiety Problems

I seem to be overwhelmed with problems. I tend to get very irritated at almost anything and I’m not sure what the cause of it is. I can’t think straight and I have a very hard time focussing on anything. I feel overwhelmed by guilt (for everything — even if I just spend money on anything). I try to rationalize with myself but I can’t. I am super sensitive to noises and many sounds...
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I Can’t Stop Thinking About My Thought

From the : I am currently in a stressful time in my life. I have cystic fibrosis and am on the lung transplant list — been listed since April. I have had ups and downs of stress my entire life dealing with the disease, but this of course, is a new phase. A few weeks ago I started thinking, “What if I could never stop thinking about one thought?” It was one of those...
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I Have Anger, Headaches and Excessive Crying

From Denmark: I’m 14. 4-5 months ago I started getting irregular and random headaches, and recently I have been getting mood swings. I get raging angry over normal things, and get the urge to break/smash/bite things. I also start crying when I’m not upset. I’ve searched online and loads of different things come up, like stress, child depression, overactive thyroid, and bipolar rage. I don’t know what it is, and if it’s normal, what...
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