Psychosis Articles

I Think I Have The “Truman” Disorder, Feel I’m Being Watched As An Experiment

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
Q. I seem detached from some things, while being too deep into other things. Also, i sometimes feel like people and even tv are giving me "signals". i know how stupid and crazy this all sounds so i'm hoping that's a good thing, but i ...

I Have Many Symptoms of Schizophrenia. What Are Some Diagnoses I Should Look Into?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, June 14th, 2014
Hi, I have many schizophrenic symptoms such as hallucinations (auditory and visual), delusions (I feel as though someone is always watching me), and (just minor) paranoia (I don't trust people). However, I am a very level-headed person. I never have mood-swings or feel overwhelmed at ...

Brother Can’t Accept that “Memories Of Past” Never Really Happened

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
My brother just started working at a company as an independent contractor and since then he has starting telling my parents and me that they (his co-workers) are all playing secret mind games with him. He's telling us he's met them before and describing in ...

Afraid My Wife May Be Paranoid Schizophrenic

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, June 9th, 2014
About a month and 1/2 ago my wife started thinking someone was hacking into her Facebook account and reading her notifications. I put all the security measures in place and ensured her she was safe. It has gradually gotten worse to the point she believes ...

My Hubby Was Diagnosed with Schizophrenia Chronic State, We Have a Kid

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, June 8th, 2014
I have this partner in life now who has been diagnosed with Paranoid Schizophrenia since 2008. We have been schoolmates long way on our high school days before. After 7 years we've meet again most probably earlier of February 2011. At first, I really don't ...

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 ...