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What were you doing prior to schizophrenia?
Just a general question out of curiosity as to what events transpired in your life prior to having...More
Posted by An_215629

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Before having symptoms of schizophrenia or being diagnosed with schizophrenia I...
  • Worked with the public (e.g. convenience store)
  • Had trouble controlling my thoughts
  • Had a seizure or unexplained event happen to me
  • Had a visit from a religious group (e.g. Jehova's Witnesses)
  • More than one answer
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Territorial Voices
I have been hearing voices since 2007 or at least that's when I became aware of it. It's now 2010. Among the...More
Posted by eaavendano

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Has anyone out there been diagnosed with schizophrenia and hears strange, unknown voices? If so, what do you think is the cause of it? Feel free to answer even if you are not schizophrenic.
  • Chemical Imbalance
  • Implant (such as nano technology)
  • Spirits
  • Alternate Reality (voices from another dimension)
  • All of the Above
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I have Schizophrenia & would like to help in a med...
Both my siblings & atleast one of my parents has Schizophrenia. My uncle was never formally diagnosed,...More
Posted by An_215628
How many hours
How many hours of sleep do you need to feel rested and refreshed?
Posted by larsstarscanary

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How many hours of sleep do you usually get?
  • 9 or more
  • 8
  • 7 or less
  • What is sleep, and who needs it?
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Don't know what is wrong with my son Need help
I had posted originally under depression, but am posting here because I and my son to know what is...More
Posted by survivingsinglemom
delusional behaviors
MY HUSBAND HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED AS "DELUSIONAL" HE HAS BELIEVED THAT I HAVE BEEN CARRYING ON AFFAIRS FOR 10...More
Posted by jess010101
My Boyfriend Is Schizophrenic
Hi i have a boyfriend who is 22 years old and is currently getting treatment for his schizophrenia and is...More
Posted by An_215625

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What do you think the chances are of a relationship with someone schizophrenic working out for marriage?
  • absolutely possible!
  • Will take a lot of work!
  • Never going to happen!
  • Depends on how hard you work at it!
  • Unsure
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Dealing With A Schizophrenic
I work as an assistant manager in a store. There is this mentally ill customer, we recently found out her mental...More
Posted by cwu007
If you have mental illness, what do you think abou...
If and only if you've been hopspitalized for mental illness, what are your views on hospitalization? ...More
Posted by larsstarscanary

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What are your views on hospitalization, if you have mental illness?
  • 1. I should put myself into the hospital.
  • 2. Someone else should take me to the hospital--I'm unable.
  • 3. I should be hospitalized by force or mandate.
  • 4. I should never be hospitalized.
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I am having trouble tonight and dont know how to ...
I am hearing voices and seeing people. I am frightened any one out there this is smith308
Posted by smith308
Injectable Schizophrenic Drugs
My son is 16 years old. He ahs recently been diagnosed with scizophrenia.He is on Zyprexa right now but he...More
Posted by cyncyn1120

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Does anybody have advice about the monthly shot?
Schizophrenic appearing friend of mine
I have come into contact recently with someone that I knew many years ago and I recall that there was...More
Posted by sunshine2u88
which drug is safe for schizophrenia in pregnancy
did anyone outta here with schizophrenia had a baby? what precautions were taken?
Posted by zigzagzoom
Having questions
I dont have access or anything to a doctor so im just really curious if imjust weird or something is really...More
Posted by HuizarK
Having Questions
I dont have access or anything to a doctor so im just really curious if imjust weird or something is really...More
Posted by An_215624
Hearing voices and seeing bugs
I'm 19. I am diagnosed bi-polar and I have started to hear voices and see bugs that are not there. I have no...More
Posted by An_215623
Advice
Ok, my mom I think (kinda know) suffers from schizophrenia. She hears things that aren't said and sees...More
Posted by angelstar13
Advice
Ok, I need some help here and I don't really know where else to turn. My mom has recently been diagnosed...More
Posted by alilagrant
Zyprexa
To stop taking zyprexa do you go cold turkey or wean yourself by smaller doses?
Posted by lanrover
What Part of Your Support System is the Most Helpf...
I can't imagine where I would be without my support system. What Part of Your Support System is the...More
Posted by larsstarscanary

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What Part of Your Support System is the Most Helpful to your Recovery Process?
  • Psychiatrist
  • Medication
  • Individual or group therapy
  • Friends and relatives
  • Other (Please list your response)
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i have schizoaffective disorder
what could you do to make thing wright
Posted by bugsbunny123
Have you experienced Stigma?
Stigma makes dealing with mental health issues even harder! Have you been a victim of stigma?
Posted by larsstarscanary

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Have you experienced stigma?
  • Yes.
  • No.
  • No, not that I'm aware of.
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Uncontrollable laughter
Hi, Since I have been I child, I have had so many bad experiences with uncontrollable laughter. It could be...More
Posted by An_215622
Hartache
My husband will not get help of any kind, except he is on paxil for depression. I believe it is a deeper...More
Posted by An_215621
Getting someone to take their meds again
Ok when my husband came out of the hospital, he started refusing to take meds. But the doctor told me without...More
Posted by An_215663
Drugs
I have already been on risperdal. abilify and now zyrexa. My delustions just won't go away. I have...More
Posted by lanrover
Getting help for a loved one
How do I convince a loved one to get tested for possible Schizophrenia? We have family history.
Posted by mncat98
New exchange
New exchange out Mental health support group exchange Come check us out.More
Posted by An_215645
How much of an effect does the long term use of he...
I am now 27, but through my teen years i used heavy amounts of meth, exstacy and LSD. I have been clean...More
Posted by james3112001
halluconations
Does anyone experience at night mostly hallucinations like something touching you when lying in bed. When im...More
Posted by CHELLEW65

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