Psychosis Articles

I Suspect My Brother Has a Disorder, But No One Will Listen

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, June 7th, 2014
My brother is 20, and I suspect he has a psychological disorder. He is crazily religious, and says he can see Jesus. He is hateful towards other religions. He does not practice what he preaches, and finds himself perfect with god. He lacks empathy for ...

Psychotic Thoughts

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, June 5th, 2014
Ever since middle school I've had these thoughts and feelings that everything I looked at didn't seem real. It seemed fake. As if I was living in a game. As I got older to where I am now I feel as if I really am ...

Something Is Controlling My Romantic Life

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, June 5th, 2014
I've posted my full story in the Psych Central forums. As a brief summary, I've been noticing subtle coincidences in everyday life since July 2013 that make me feel like something is pushing the K-pop idol I am currently obsessed with and I together. What ...

Thought Insertion and Borderline Personality Disorder

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
I have borderline personality disorder. I've recently come across what thought insertion is and I think I may have that. I feel like there are thought from someone else that are in my head. I know they aren't mine because they are a man's thoughts. ...

Child’s Father Won’t Take Medication for His Psychosis; Behavior Is Getting Worse

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, June 2nd, 2014
A year ago my son's father stay involuntary at the psych ward at a hospital. He only took his meds for a week and didn’t follow up with the DR; he told the secretary he didn’t need to be there or take the meds. He ...

There’s a Voice in My Head that Sometimes Controls What I Do

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Friday, May 30th, 2014
I was have been diagnosed with ADHD and anxiety disorder. I have this voice in my head that talks to me and tells me what to do. Sometimes it says things like "if you don't go do this you'll die" other times it ...

I Need Help Because I’m Angry and Sad All the Time

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Friday, May 23rd, 2014
My brain is always clouded to the point I can't think straight and I'm irritable. I'm almost always either sad or angry, I do have some good days but they don't usually last longer than a week. I feel bad for my fiance ...

Could This Have Been Psychosis?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
This post is about my sister. We're pretty close in age(We are both teenagers) Like me, she has been diagnosed with major depressive disorder & she also has terrible anxiety. I've been getting increasingly worried about her because of her gruesome thoughts and withdrawal from ...

I Think My Boyfriend Is Schizophrenic. What Should I Do?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, May 16th, 2014
I have been in a relationship with a man I believe to be schizophrenic for 2 years. The problem is that he doesn't believe that there's anything wrong with him and becomes increasingly paranoid and aggressive if I try to talk to him about it. ...

I Am Mainly Having Strange Hallucinations & Need to Know What They Are

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
For the past 4 or so years, I have been having strange forms of hallucinations, of which I can find no information on, on the internet. When I look at an object such as a sewer lid (general object on the road) I do not ...

Paranoid Schizophrenic Father Told Conflicting Diagnoses

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, May 11th, 2014
My father has had paranoid schizophrenia for about ten years now, but it was hidden from me until recently. It isn't severe enough that he is suicidal or has hallucinations, from what I've seen. He has been taking Abilify. Around the summer of last year, ...

Hearing Voices & Other Things

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, April 7th, 2014
Hi, I'm a 15 year old female. I've always believed things that many other people around me dont seem to believe. People can read my thoughts, Everyone is out to get me and hurt me. I'm also pretty socially awkward, often find myself not able ...