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... Hi duliel, I'm currently on an antidepressant (fevarin), and my psychiatrist never mentioned anything about Autism or Asperger Syndrome to me. (28 replies)
... I also have a problem with people separating "true" schizophrenia from schizoprenic-like symptoms. After all, psychsis is psychosis and should be treated as such. I can understand your reservations about bipolar diagnoses. As of late it seems that bipolar seems to be the "diagnosis de jour." Few people understand the fact that bipolar isn't about being extremely angry,... (44 replies)
... Yeah, I always found that a little unsettling, like people with a different origin should be treated as people with 'untrue' schizophrenia or something. I mean, I'm all for making a distinction, but I found that there is too much importance placed on the term "true" schizophrenia, and I don't think I'm the only one. However, as for the diagnosis of bipolar, I have mixed... (44 replies)

... duliel, A distinction is made between genetic/environmental factors that cause bipolar vs. bipolar symptoms that are caused by the use of illicit drugs. The DSM states that if a person experiences manic episodes due to alcohol or drugs, this does not warrant a diagnosis of bipolar. It sounds like most pdocs feel the same way when it comes to schizophrenia (i.e "true"... (44 replies)
... I've never heard of smoking easing the symptoms of bipolar, but when you think about it, it does make sense. I would think that when a person experiences mania they want to smoke more than usual because it gives them even more of a "high." The same is true for bipolar depression although in this case, smoking is probably done to help one feel better. I don't smoke (I'm... (11 replies)
Dec 16, 2008
... How did you know your clothes rack wasn't really shaking? Did you know you were hallucinating at the time? (8 replies)

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