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Anxious and Afraid I Have Schizophrenia

I have always been a chronic worrier about every little thing. But everything started 3 years ago. I had a boyfriend of 4 years and he left me. After that I became extremely depressed. I would cry every morning and I would be constantly trying to get in touch with him. One night after that while out with friends I smoked some weed they said it would relax me. It did the opposite it...
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Is This Person Bipolar or Schizophrenic?

I’ve met a guy on the Internet and after talking for a month we decided to stay together and start a long distance relationship. At the beginning I didn’t see anything wrong with him, he was very sweet with me and seemed having a full life. But then one day after having argued a little he started saying that he didn’t care about me anymore and that he didn’t want to be with me...
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Tired of Being Insulted

Hi. I wanted to ask a question about how to deal with a situation that seems to be ongoing or at least it seems like it is (possible I might be paranoid too). I recently have been hearing people around me insult my appearance, specifically my body image. I am not unhealthy, but I am not extremely fit either. Many times it seems people have been calling me ugly behind my back, or...
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Dealing with My Schizophrenic Brother

I don’t know how to deal with my schizophrenic older brother anymore. I’m now the only person in the family who will have anything to do with him. Our parents have both died. Every so often he decides he’s been cured and doesn’t need his antipsychotic medication anymore. This is always against medical advice, but they can’t force him. He then deteriorates to the point where the police are involved due to his aggressive...
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My Mother Is Going Crazy

I’m not talking about hearing voices in the head because thankfully she’s not that crazy, but recently she has some major belief issues. She recently got sucked into this whole “4 dimensions,” she truly and legitimately believes that her “soul wavelength” is equal to that of a god, and that god lives in the 4D or something. I of course am not really believing in that sort of ridiculous comment, so I try to...
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I Think My Mom Has Schizophrenia

My mom has been acting strange for a few years with her symptoms gradually getting worse every year. She kicked every family member out of her house and lives alone now. Whenever I’m around her I notice she will mumble or giggle to herself. She has theories that ALL television shows have secret messages about the afterlife and every single thing they say on TV has a hidden meaning. She now thinks we can...
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Worried I Might Be Developing Schizophrenia

I’m sure you get this a lot but I’m 16 I’m a junior or was I have recent things happening to me to make me believe I’m developing schizophrenia first I dropped out of high school and am always alone I have no interest of ever leaving the house anymore I literally have no friends anymore next is I felt certain that my mom could read my mind and that there was cameras inside...
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Fear of Schizophrenia After a Panic Attack

Hi, I’m a college athlete with no history of mental illness in my immediate family. I’ve gone to a couple therapists when I was a child because my parents thought I needed to “figure some stuff out” but I haven’t been in about 10 years. I’m a junior in college and I’m very panic-y when it comes to diseases. I’m gay and am in a 14 month stable relationship with my 25 year old...
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Very Odd Episode

Earlier this year (mid February) I quit my job to start a business. I got so consumed with it that I stopped attending college, reasoning with myself that quitting both school and job would allow me to focus on my business. I went nonstop on my business for about a month before everything fell apart. I’m normally very quiet, but I was forcing myself to get out and socialize and spread the word about...
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I Think I Might Be Developing Early Schizophrenia

I have almost always been quite emotionally flat, in particular I am difficult at expressing love and I neither can I seem to get angry. Although over the past year and a half I have become more reclusive, and have began to develop a level of paranoia, for instance if I hear nearby people laughing I’ll assume it’s about me. I have also been seeing things and hearing voice on a far more regular...
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Am I Getting Schizophrenia?

I am 21 and I was diagnosed a few days ago with severe anxiety. My psychiatrist told me I covered all the bases of anxiety except social anxiety because I love being around people. I have GAD, OCD, phobias, agoraphobia, panic disorder, and attachment issues. This all started four months ago when I was laying on the couch and suddenly had the overwhelming fear of getting hallucinations or hearing voices. A few days after that...
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Does My Brother Have Paranoia or Schizophrenia?

Hi – I’m new here, but don’t where else to go. This is in regard to my sibling. He is 37 and lives with my mother in Florida. He has a severe problem with marijuana and has a history of substance abuse (cocaine, LSD, psilocybin, MDMA/MDA, alcohol). He currently has no job, isn’t looking, and no other prospects. He had a job recently, but was terminated. Also, very negative and seems to self-sabotage any...
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