Ask the Therapist About Schizophrenia - Page 2

Is He Doing These Odd Things Due to Schizophrenia?

Hello, my boyfriend is great to me in person. We function well as a couple. However, he does certain things. He often yells out uncontrollably “I’m not gay, i’m german. I’m a God in the #8221; He also mentions he’s a genius and the government is spying on him. To remedy this he screams in the shower “Shut up!” He also has a tendency to yell at his computer. This has disrupted my sleep....
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Showing Symptoms of Schizophrenia and/or Depression?

To whom it may concern, Where do I begin? Let’s see… for the past few years, I have been feeling quite unusual. Like I’m going crazy. I should make it known to you that I had Epilepsy, but thankfully I’ve grown out of it. The medication I took for it, however, did have some major side effects. These side effects are most likely things such as anger issues, depression, and/or schizophrenia. As previously mentioned,...
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I Think I Might Be Developing Schizophrenia

Basically, I started failing college, badly. i had zero motivation and i would just sit there in lessons completely zoned out and if i wasnt in lessons, i would just sit at home and skive. i finished that school year with 4 U’s and i never really knew why i didnt want to go in. i would start having arguments with my parents for no reason , all the time. and i would take...
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Schizoaffective Disorder/ Schizophrenia?

I’m a 15 year old girl who has been attending CAMHS for several months now. I have told them a great deal and opened up fully to them. Along side going to CAMHS, I’ve done some research of my own. My therapist keeps saying that it’s anxiety that i have, when what ive seen relates, but seems more than that. I have been hearing voices which are almost indecipherable, and as time passes theyre...
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A General Question About Schizophrenia & Violence

I was diagnosed with schizophrenia this year. Ever since I was diagnosed people have been acting as if I’m a violent person. I see violent things, but would never act on them, I’m not violent at all. I don’t have a history of violence, but I’ve been seeing things since I was 14. Oh I’ve had the occasional fight like anyone else, but not acted out in violence unprovoked or for no reason. I...
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Fear of Becoming Schizophrenic

I am 16 years old, living in Berlin. I used to lead a happy, harmonic, productive and lovely life! Untill June 5th. That was the first (and last) day I tried so smoke weed. It was at a party. Result of that: a massive panic attack. Not cool. The morning after I had this horrible feeling in my stomache. I was felling super sick and had to stay home for about 3-2 weeks. When...
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Daughter with Paranoid Schizophrenia Symptoms

She was hospitalized at age of 35 because she took a chair to my head. She was in Forsyth Psychiatric Hospital for 3 weeks and was diagnosed with Paranoia Schizophrenia. Since then she has been hospitalized 2 more times. She has not taken medication and has made life hell for herself, her daughter and her brother and sisters and myself. We are at our wits end. We don’t know how to get help for...
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Schizophrenic or Just Paranoid?

Hello, I’ll just introduce myself as Mars. I’m a 17 year old girl, currently focusing on my studies in College (health and Social care on the way to Nursing). Where to begin, exactly? When I was a child (about 4) I started seeing things, this one time I was looking out of the window and I saw a woman, a spirit-like woman floating in mid-air,staring at me and I tried to force myself to...
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My Family Member Is Suffering from Schizophrenia & I Need Help

My relative is saying such weird stuff lately, like people are watching him or the television is directing messages to him and everyone is spying on him. At first he refused medication and he yelled at us saying that he is not insane. Nowadays, he keeps asking us whether he is abnormal or not, which is weird because I heard that schizophrenic people don’t confess about their disorder. What is also weird that he...
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I’m Suffering from Schizotypal Personality Disorder

I’ve been diagnosed with schizotypal personality disorder by a psychotherapist 4 years ago. Recently, I have discontinued therapy because of money reasons. Sometimes I feel like lines in the books are written about me, or the characters in the book are old friends who can’t remember me. I believe that other people have a device that read and transmit thoughts from my mind, and that people can deliver hostile messages to my brain. I...
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My Husband and I Are Anguished as Our Son Insists on Marrying Daughter of Schizophrenic

Good morning sir/madam: we are an old couple who failed to convince our only son to refrain from marrying the daughter of a schizophrenic mother .we informed him that schizophrenia according to doctors is a hereditary condition but he sees himself as a hero/rescuer and is firm about marrying her. both of us need advice and counseling as we are in have had a hard life and i in particular have struggled against...
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What Are the Effects of Marijuana and Nicotine in an Adult with Schizophrenia?

My adult son was diagnosed with schizophrenia about 15 years ago, and I have noticed a sharp decline recently due to the use of meth and also previous use of the synthetic drug spice. He now uses Marijuana and it appears to me that it actually has a positive affect on him and calms him. I have also noticed in the past month that he has an increased use of nicotine, stating that it...
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