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... My community patient nurse has diagnosised me as psychosis but my psychiatrist says I've got a paranoid illness , How do they differentiate between all the different symptoms and make a correct diagnosis. ... (21 replies)
... For about a year now i have had psychosis with depression and paranoia. I hear voices that are very critical of me and often tell me to harm myself. ... (3 replies)
... Hi! My brother is a schizophrenic and although he had an episode at the age of 17; it was not full blown until he was 24. We did not know what was wrong with him and this was 24 years ago. I often feel that if he had treatment, earlier, the illness might not have progressed to the point it did. The new medications for this illness are wonderful with very few side... (5 replies)

... This is actually the first time I have visited this site, but I have been wondering about my paranoid delusions for several years now. ... (5 replies)
... No I really don't think I have schitzophrenia either. I dont hear voices or see things, but I do have strong suggestions. I mean, well....maybe paranoid thoughts and my fear rises to a high level. It's like I'm unable to make sense out of things. Simple things even. ... (5 replies)
... e conspiring against me, cameras everywhere, people talking in codes and people in disguise. i am seeing a psychiatrist at the moment and he seems to think it is paranoid schizophrenia. he has prescribed me anti psychotics. ... (21 replies)
... Aw! Thanks so much, CuriousLearner! That was very sweet of you! :D I definitely think that it's OCD-related. The whole thing with you crossing yourself- OMG! That's soooo me! This is the only noticeable compulsion that I have: whenever I think of a blasphemous thought such as "I hate God" or something equally horrible, I cross myself repeatedly and mentally say, "Forgive me,... (5 replies)
... Thank you both for your impressions. It would seem that in many ways this would make sense being an OCD related issue. As you said Curious Learner, schizophrenics have trouble distinguishing fantasy from reality. For me, all that seems very real when I am in the crux an episode, but then afterwards I feel silly for having been soo paranoid. Does that make sense? Nobody takes... (5 replies)
... about having bipolar and psychosis in order to accept my life as it is now. ... (8 replies)
... Ahhh if life were only so easy,I guess for some it is.The only think I can do when I am paranoid is think,think,think.I wish I was a creative person when having paranoia.Guru you said you were not diagnosed with sz but had symptoms correct? ... (10 replies)
... Well, I'm glad to hear that it's not schizophrenia! Yeah! Being an obsessive-compulsive is a lifelong diagnosis, but you can get better. It is most likely that both you and I will have obsessions all of our lives, even with CBT and medications, but the important thing is that CBT helps us block our obsessions and not let them take over our lives. It certainly does sound as... (5 replies)
... IT is hard to figure out whether a person takes drugs because it relieves symptoms of schizophrenia, or whether the drugs triggered the underlying schizophrenia. ... (21 replies)
... the basics about psychosis, to look at those words and, THINK, "That could cause psychotic symptoms..." It also allows anyone of those who know the basics about psychosis to , WRITE, "That could cause psychotic symptoms..." Especially those who have psychosis and can relate to your story... ... (2 replies)
... pertaining to psychosis in general... Or was it schizophrenia in general? ... (44 replies)
Sep 29, 2009
... I have paranoid ideations all the time. ... (9 replies)
... ly. I completely agree with you that it doesn't matter which label is applied to the symptoms, just so long as there is someone to help with meds to quell those symptoms to a manageable level. ... (34 replies)
... who shows signs and symptoms of psychosis related disorders... Whatever diagnosis you recieve, just remember one thing... "YOU ARE NOT YOUR ILLNESS... ... (12 replies)
... have hallucinations of ANY kind. There are many categories through which psychosis is diagnosed... Because everyones different, "remember," there can't be enough diagnosis's made for every one person... ... (6 replies)
Seeing things
Nov 14, 2005
... If you have mood problems, the psychosis will only appear if there is a mood disturbance if it is Bipolar or psychotic depression. Schizoaffective can have psychosis without mood disturbance and mood disturbance without psychosis and can follow any pattern of the two. ... (3 replies)
... found. As with the genetic studies, biochemical studies have not examined paranoia except as a subtype of schizophrenia. There is, however, limited evidence that paranoid schizophrenia is biochemically distinct from non paranoid forms of the disorder. ... (5 replies)

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