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Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 07-03-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Ami
Look at groups and courses by mind. Day...

Look at groups and courses by mind.
Day hospital.
Get some art materials and be creative.
Learn to knit.
Volunteer somewhere.
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 07-03-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ami
Same ive been diagnosed with eupd but we dont...

Same ive been diagnosed with eupd but we dont talk about it that. Unless im holding the dx criteria at ward round challanging the psychs :p
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 07-03-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By Ami
I found it made me so drowsy that I used to fall...

I found it made me so drowsy that I used to fall asleep at work. It sort ot helped with voices but thats because I was too tired to think about them. Mood wise.. well when I was on quetiapine and...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 07-03-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,014
Posted By Ami
I get what you mean. I like the actual experience...

I get what you mean. I like the actual experience but dont like the bad controlling stuff. Its not aalk bad..sometimes they warn me about spies etc which is useful. X
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 07-03-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Ami
Ive been on 50..100...150mgs and only got side...

Ive been on 50..100...150mgs and only got side effects when I started the 50mg..
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 07-03-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,057
Posted By Ami
Im on 225mg and stopped twice. Both times was off...

Im on 225mg and stopped twice. Both times was off it for about a week and experiened nothing. But I was in icu (reason I wasnt given it) and out of it so that maybe why I didnt notice any withdrawal.
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 02-03-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Ami
Hi there. I have just applied for esa for the...

Hi there. I have just applied for esa for the third time. I have been rejected twice before for having 'no signifivant imparement or no thoughts of self harm'. (I have schizophrenia and tried to kill...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 13-02-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,632
Posted By Ami
I have had my driving licence revoked due to...

I have had my driving licence revoked due to psychosis and you can get a bus pass :-[
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 10-01-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Ami
Thanks Shelley yeah k ended up in ICU/ renal...

Thanks

Shelley yeah k ended up in ICU/ renal wars for a month due to kidney failure following a poisoning...x
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 09-01-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Ami
theraputic communities?

What exactly are they and what are they for? My care co ordinated mentioned them as a possibility for this year but I have no idea what they are! Any help would be appreciated! X
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 09-01-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 890
Posted By Ami
My gp has increased my meds before.and I know...

My gp has increased my meds before.and I know exactly how you feel. I will need to resit my second year for the 3rd time due to hospital admissions. I'm thinking I should just give up. But I really...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 04-11-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By Ami
I take 30mg of this and get no side effects...

I take 30mg of this and get no side effects really.

It takes 2 weeks to build up a steady blood level (longer than most other APs) so improvement will generally be seen after then x
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 04-11-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By Ami
I get what you mean. I guess these thoughts and...

I get what you mean. I guess these thoughts and feelings become so ingrained that it feels like there is nothing to get better from, or that thats just the way it is - because nothing seems to help...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 04-11-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By Ami
I have a light box. 2 years ago, that winter was...

I have a light box.

2 years ago, that winter was the worst time of my life. And last winter I ended up in intensive care unit twice and then psych hospital in january. So to be honest, no idea if it...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 15-10-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Ami
Yea most causes of psychosis are described as...

Yea most causes of psychosis are described as 'therories', people used to think high dopamine was the cause but now more research has lead to other therories... the brain is very complex so its hard...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 13-10-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Ami
i believe ritalin is methylphenidate which has...

i believe ritalin is methylphenidate which has similar properties to cocaine and amphetamines, so thats probably why you feel like that.

I assume the body gets used to it. x
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 13-10-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Ami
The theory is that psychosis is caused by high...

The theory is that psychosis is caused by high amounts of dopamine, (but the theory is now changing that many other neurotransmitters are involved including glutamate), and this causes your brain to...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 28-09-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By Ami
I would like to exercise, but to be honest, I...

I would like to exercise, but to be honest, I hate it. I dont have the effort/energy to do the bare minimum of daily 'needs'. But i understand the benefits on mental health.

Maybe i just havent...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 28-09-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ami
To be honest, I barely talk to anyone at uni, I...

To be honest, I barely talk to anyone at uni, I have friends outside though. Hoping I can work on it this year though.
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 26-09-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ami
I got accepted into halls which is a 20 second...

I got accepted into halls which is a 20 second walk from uni, to make things easier x
Forum: First Aid Advice 26-09-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By Ami
yea i had this when i have uti x

yea i had this when i have uti x
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 25-09-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ami
I had this outragous akathesia and muscle pains,...

I had this outragous akathesia and muscle pains, i would constantly jerk and severely shake and seize up 24hours a day (so no sleep for 5 days) ... worst 5 days ever. So I Dont know if it would have...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 25-09-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ami
I was about to make a very similar post as I am...

I was about to make a very similar post as I am in the same position.

I know there are people who will 'help' me but I am begining to not trust anyone because they are researchers. So my anxiety is...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 15-09-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,653
Posted By Ami
They don't do dbt where I live. Since I...

They don't do dbt where I live.

Since I "have a not clear cut PD" and schizophrenia they tried to tried the psychosis first and since that's calmed down they are looking at getting me cognitive...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 15-09-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By Ami
I dont find weed causes an acute negative...

I dont find weed causes an acute negative response, yea it may make my voices appear more but not necessarily bad voices just random ones that talk a bit. But I am unsure about the ongoing effects on...
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