• Hey there, welcome to Talk Mental Health – a cozy corner where we're all about mental health, wellness, and just being real. This is your spot to connect with a community that gets it, where we're all on this journey together. Whether you're navigating tough times or lending a listening ear, we've got your back. No judgment, just genuine support. Step in, take a deep breath, and let's make this a space where we lift each other up. Glad you're here!
  • While Talk Mental Health offers a platform for peer support and shared experiences, it is not a substitute for professional mental health assistance. If you find yourself in genuine danger or experiencing a mental health crisis, please reach out to qualified professionals. In the UK, you can contact emergency services by dialing 999. For non-emergency support, consider reaching out to organizations like Samaritans at 116 123. In the USA, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255). For support in Australia, contact Lifeline at 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue at 1300 22 4636. Your well-being is our priority, and seeking professional help is a crucial step towards your mental health journey.

Schizophrenia and Psychosis

All topics relating to Schizophrenia or Psychosis can be posted here.
Psychosis or Phychotic disorders correspond to a set of disorders, which include schizophrenia and other rare mental disorders. The actual number of people who suffer from psychosis varies, depending upon ethnic influences, gender of sufferer, age as well as the specific nature of disorder...
Nomad How does psychosis compare with schizophrenia? If you check the symptoms of psychosis and...
1
Mine have backed off a little.
When it is bad, my stress levels go through the roof.
Nomad My voices are under control. Voices don't dictate me any longer.
11
It isn't uncommon to see a person talking aloud as he responds to voices he is hearing in the case of someone with schizophrenia. According to Dr. Femi Olughile, a consultant psychiatrist, this is a major symptom of this mental illness.

The person's speech may be incoherent. He may falsely...
Nomad People diagnosed with schizophrenia will lose their sense of reality. They cannot figure out...
1
Have you ever suffered from visual or sound hallucination ? How did you get out ? From what I know these are enough to fool our logic. Safe to believe that someone poisoned our food and other out of the world schemes. The sad part is the person won't touch the food even if they are dying of hunger.
Nomad I never have had any visual hallucinations but I have experienced sound hallucinations a couple...
5
Schizophrenia - a mental illness - is an illness, or a group of illnesses, in which the individual loses touch with reality, and may experience a variety of strange feelings, such as a conviction that he is being controlled by others; or his thoughts are being 'broadcast' and made available to...
Nomad I was not aware that Schizophrenia is also a genetic issue. I always thought it is caused by...
3
As title.
burtie I hear voices
2
This is a fascinating albeit heart breaking watch.

Foxy He's highly intelligent and well spoken so its obvious he is an educated person. The voices and...
2
What is Schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia is a severe and chronic mental disorder that impacts how a person feels, thinks and behaves. It is a very serious disorder which impacts a person's ability to distinguish between what is imaginary and what is real. Patients suffering from Schizophrenia...
Ozzy47 [B]What is Schizophrenia?[/B] Schizophrenia is a severe and chronic mental disorder that impacts...
0
By Tim Dreby

This story is for the mental health providers or peer counselors who are invested in developing treatment for people who have experienced "psychosis" across diagnostic categories. I know firsthand that this can be achieved. I want to help other interested parties develop their own...
Ozzy47 By Tim Dreby This story is for the mental health providers or peer counselors who are invested...
0
Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder that affects thoughts, emotions, and behaviors leading to decreased functionality and withdrawal from reality. People affected by schizophrenia usually experience symptoms between ages 16 and 30. People with schizophrenia have symptoms that are very...
Ozzy47 Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder that affects thoughts, emotions, and behaviors leading...
0
"Did you know: 1 in 100 globally encounter Schizophrenia every day"

Schizophrenia is a serious medical condition which affects the individual's normality how he/she thinks, speak, feels and act. The individual who encounters schizophrenia finds difficulty in correlating the imaginary and the...
Ozzy47 "Did you know: 1 in 100 globally encounter Schizophrenia every day" Schizophrenia is a serious...
0
worth a look
oak [URL='https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/schizophrenia/u...
2
I don't really talk much about my past or my family, but I wanted to tell you about my brother who is a Schizophrenic.

He was diagnosed at the age of 18 and is now 54, I remember before he was diagnosed he was perfectly fine, He would go the Gym, Jogging and swimming then one day I remember my...
Catsmother [QUOTE="Gibby, post: 68592, member: 246"] sorry to read this Catsmother, it is an awful illness...
10
Had a dream where people were shouting horrid things at me. Woke up on the sofa by my meds reminder app to voices trying to say similar horrid things as in my bad dream. Any Ziggy Freuds out there?
lightclock I'm much better this morning thanks Catsmother.
2
I’ve just been diagnosed with it myself with my latest psychiatrist appointment. So ya, I do have it too personally.
lightclock I have Schizoaffective Disorder. It's a bit boring in that "in my mind the weather never...
6
Many of us don't truly understand the struggle people with Schizoaffective Disorder go through every day. This interview may help us get a better understanding of this particular mental health problem so we can give our friends and loved ones the support they need.

Foxy Many of us don't truly understand the struggle people with Schizoaffective Disorder go through...
0
I’ve just calmed down today after calling a crisis hotline and doing some therapy exercises, guided meditation, breathing exercises and yoga. So, the slightest question from anyone else, I’d take it as “bossing me around”. Because I’m also paranoid and have BPD, I always take it as a personal...
diane15 what is it? i am very curious i have heard about it, but really don't understand it
14
Hi I'm schizoffective and would love to meet people with the same or without.. it's hard being on your own scared all the time...

Like I have delusions that my drink is being tampered with x
marti big gentle hugs hun
10
Information on Schizophrenia and how to cope with the diagnosis, My brother has Schizophrenia so it is something that I have followed most of my life.

marti he has schizaffective both schizophrenia and Bi-polor he is during great now, he has a new...
3
Schizophrenia is a severe long-term mental health condition. It causes a range of different psychological symptoms.

Doctors often describe schizophrenia as a type of psychosis. This means the person may not always be able to distinguish their own thoughts and ideas from reality...
ShadowSeesaw My husband has schizophrenia but he takes medication that stops him from having problems with it...
2
Psychosis is when people lose some contact with reality. This might involve seeing or hearing things that other people cannot see or hear (hallucinations) and believing things that are not actually true (delusions).

Symptoms of psychosis
The 2 main symptoms of psychosis are...
marti [USER=1]@Catsmother[/USER] thanks for the info my partner has this
1
Back
Top