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Misdiagnosis of schizophrenia for 20 years

  • By Juz · Posted March 31, 2013
  • Journal entry · 21 replies
  • I was diagnosed with schizophrenia at 15. I have been on 7 different antipsychotic medication to control it. Was diagnosed with Wilson's 6 years ago. I am now 34 and have just been told that I don't have ...

Nailfold Changes and Schizophrenia?

  • By DaisyDo · Posted July 20, 2011
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 8 replies
  • I am restarting this discussion because I made a major typo in my initial post that I needed to correct. So I will repost the entire discussion to date, together with correcting my typo. Here goes: Lately ...

living with TSC and schizophrenia

  • By c00lbeagle77 · Posted April 13, 2014
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • Hello everybody my name is Becky and I am going to be 37 in a couple of months. I was diagnosed with TSC when I was 4yrs old. Eight years after that I began seeing and hearing things but I had no clue ...

I found out by mistake that my ex has paranoid schizophrenia

  • By 1234krissy · Posted October 20, 2013
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 6 replies
  • I was just googling a few nights back coz I couldn't sleep and thought let me google my ex (who was my first love when we were in our teens) and see what I find. I don't even know why I thought of him ...

Education on the Brain? Trying to learn more about Schizophrenia!

  • By crichards · Posted August 27, 2010
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 11 replies
  • Greetings and thank you for reading this discussion. I'm seeking advice from anyone affected by schizophrenia. I'd like to know if anyone has participated in classes, day programs, support groups, etc ...


  • By Linda427 · Posted January 29, 2011
  • Discussion in Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance · 6 replies
  • I was wondering if there is anyone with TS who has any problems with schizophrenia and if so where is a good place to look for help. My daughter is in her early 40's and we are having a hard time finding ...

Delirium, Schizophrenia, or just typical

  • By Anarchy_X · Posted October 18, 2009
  • Discussion in Encephalitis Global · 12 replies
  • Doctors are calling in a cognitive specialist and a psychiatrist to see if my wife's incoherent speaking is delirium or worse yet, schizophrenia. Couldn't it just be the confusion that happens with encephalitis ...

Schizophrenia Sibling Support Group

  • By lovemybro63 · Posted December 16, 2008
  • Journal entry · 3 replies
  • I am looking for a support group for families of Schizophrenia ...

child onset schizophrenia

  • By christine3 · Posted March 21, 2007
  • Journal entry · 3 replies
  • Greetings, I am interested to talk with others about the subject of schizophrenia/bipolar. I am here with my husband Matthew, our teen daughter was admitted to the unit on Monday 19th March. we are from ...

Living with Schizophrenia: A Misunderstood and Stigmatized Illness

  • By rhcsg · Posted May 27, 2011
  • Journal entry · 0 replies
  • “Living with Schizophrenia: A Call for Hope and Recovery” is a half-hour documentary film that tells the story of three people who are living meaningful lives with schizophrenia, a chronic and potentially ...

Schizophrenics Anonymous

  • By silver2row · Posted May 26, 2011
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 7 replies
  • People around America have been known to have schizophrenia. I have schizo-affective disorder. This is a tad bit different, but it is similar. I wanted to start a SA group in my community. It is similar ...

No diagnosis

  • By Marmeladov · Posted June 28, 2010
  • Journal entry · 1 reply
  • I know there's no blood test to determine whether or not someone has bipolar or schizophrenia, but I wish I could get a diagnosis more specific than mood disorder NOS and "schizophrenia is definitely ...

Guilt over my dad

  • By RiotZombie · Posted July 7, 2012
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 24 replies
  • Hello, all. My name is Rowan and I'm 18 years old. My dad has schizophrenia. When I was younger, he was just a weird guy. He was obsessed with exercise and eating healthy, he'd study math and religion ...

Questions about Schizophrenia & the drugs they take

  • By tammyping · Posted April 16, 2011
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 5 replies
  • Three years ago I had my brother committed and diagnosed as a walking schizophrenic. Its only been just about three years I am curious is it normal for them to sleep 24-7 I have to actually force my brother ...

Anyone with growth problems possibly associated with WD?

  • By merrib · Posted June 13, 2012
  • Discussion in Wilson Disease Association · 5 replies
  • My son has been through pretty much all the major markers of WD since he was about four years old. Since he was about two and a half I noticed he stopped growing. His third endocrinologist finally did ...

newly diagnosed with microdeletion

  • By amie72303 · Posted December 11, 2009
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • My daughter Megan is 18 months old and we just got a diagnoisis. She has a deletion in her 15q13.3. It is so rare that only 50 people have been reported with this deletion. It is not life threating and ...

Meet/Chat with Parents of COS Children

  • By Ed · Posted December 13, 2006
  • Discussion in The Children's Inn at NIH · 2 replies
  • We would like to meet/chat with other parents who have had a child in the NIMH childhood-onset schizophrenia clinical study ...

Hello, Let me introduce myself

  • By christonel · Posted January 8, 2010
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 4 replies
  • My name is Christopher Nelson, I have schizophrenia. I have been only officially diagnosed for about three years, but suffered from symptoms for a lot longer. I am married, and have two daughters. I live ...

Is anyone out there? (plead and vent)

  • By Billboutin · Posted May 15, 2011
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 28 replies
  • I am 57 years old and I have Aspeger's syndrome, a form of autism, so I have very poor social skills even though I am very "verbal" and good with language. I was raised Catholic and became a "born again ...

Battling Schizophrenia While Medication Stopped Working

  • By dkim818 · Posted April 24, 2013
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 1 reply
  • Hello everyone, My sister has been battling paranoia schizophrenia for the past 10-13 years now. As there have been a few flare ups, for the most part, her schizophrenia has been sustained through the ...

Residential Care Facilities for Schizophrenia Patient?

  • By dkim818 · Posted April 24, 2013
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 1 reply
  • Hello everyone, My sister has been battling paranoia schizophrenia for the past 10-13 years now. As there have been a few flare ups, for the most part, her schizophrenia has been sustained through the ...

Sister Schizophrenic. NEED HELP!!!

  • By dkim818 · Posted April 24, 2013
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 5 replies
  • Hello everyone, My sister has been battling paranoia schizophrenia for the past 10-13 years now. As there have been a few flare ups, for the most part, her schizophrenia has been sustained through the ...

Effective treatment for schizophrenia

  • By jeanawest · Posted May 15, 2008
  • Journal entry · 0 replies
  • I am the mother of a 32-year-old female who was diagnosed 5 yrs ago with paranoid schizophrenia. I am desperately in search of good medical treatment that will prevent relapses. She seems fine once she ...


  • By Marmeladov · Posted July 23, 2010
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • Well, I have a diagnosis. Bipolar type II. I feel sort of vindicated, but emotionally exhausted at the same time. Kind of like one would feel at the end of a barely-won fist fight. Still waiting to hear ...

Living with schizophrenia

  • By Katmando2 · Posted June 30, 2011
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • I have been schizophrenic since 1968. I admitted this to myself @ 1982. I began to actively seek recovery. Slowly the intensity level of my symptoms began to recede and I began to change. I returned to ...

Just trying to get thru today..

  • By jess_lo · Posted July 30, 2013
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • All i ever try to do is get thru a day. and try my hardest to be happy. But when ever i get happy and think i have it made, i get a curve ball thrown at me that knocks me to my feet. Im battling many ...

tired and weary

  • By vicci70 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal entry · 3 replies
  • My name is Vicci and I'm 43 yrs old. I currently take care of my 80 yr old Mother in law in my home. She has late stage dementia, bipolar and schizophrenia. So it get gets kinda crazy some times. She ...

my daughter is untreated and it scares me so much

  • By expressone · Posted July 11, 2009
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 1 reply
  • my daughter has schizophrenia and there is no doubt....however she is now married and this young man calls himself ''the governor and gait-keeper'' of my daughter and has moved her state to state and ...


  • By hairdo · Posted November 4, 2010
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 3 replies
  • Help i need some information on my condition, which is very important. I have schizophrenia, anxiety. Could any body please help[ me out ...

The Skateboarder And Schizophrenia

  • By Memay2 · Posted April 8, 2011
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 2 replies
  • /2761083/the_skateboarder_and_schizophre nia.html?cat=44 Sometimes it's hard to tell people about my son. When they hear that he has schizophrenia, they picture ...

Schizophrenic Son

  • By mims656589 · Posted December 18, 2011
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 1 reply
  • How do I deal with my son who has schizophrenia? At times he is okay and then he cannot distinguish between fantasy and reality. He is taking medications and seeing a psychologist at this time. Any advice ...

Newly diagnosed Daughter

  • By GOTTRAVELPRO · Posted October 3, 2012
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 5 replies
  • My daughter has finally come home. After 10 years of living in the woods, homeless, in ghettos in the US she called me. Now that she is home and what? As usual, she doesn't recognize the need ...


  • By Georgie84 · Posted March 4, 2013
  • Discussion in Encephalitis Global · 6 replies
  • Hi!! I'm Georgie. I am a 28 yo who had a baby 6 months ago. In 2009 I became very ill and was diagnosed With schizophrenia. I lived with this until 2011 When I was diagnosed with nmdar encephalitis due ...

just wondering

  • By rosesrred · Posted August 11, 2013
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 2 replies
  • does anyone here to help? i just wondering that do you get headaches or upset stomaches with schizophrenia? everytime i'm too stressed i get headaches or upset stomaches ...

RE: Schizophrenics Anonymous

  • By silver2row · Posted May 26, 2011
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • SA is a group that is for consumers. It is a consumer to consumer support group. SARDAA sponsors this group and you can find out more on This type of group helps consumers, like me, support ...

RE: Schizoaffective Disorder and info. for everyone (MayoClinic)

  • By silver2row · Posted May 28, 2011
  • Journal entry · 1 reply
  • Schizoaffective disorder SHARE:FacebookTwitterMessengerEmailSchiz oaffective disorder — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment of combination of psychosis and mood changes. definition Definition ...

What I see as a dangerous trend on Inspire

  • By Ocelotsden · Posted March 10, 2013
  • Journal entry · 239 replies
  • I realize I wont make many friends on here with this post, but I really need to get this off my chest. It's why this is posting as a journal entry. I haven't been a member here as long as many, but reading ...

For people wondering about the link between autism and EDS...

  • By kristi209 · Posted October 31, 2012
  • Discussion in Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation · 60 replies
  • I came across some people wondering about the possible connections between autism and EDS in an older discussion that had been closed, and I thought that it might be useful draw attention this article ...

Looking for answers

  • By justmom · Posted August 6, 2009
  • Journal entry · 11 replies
  • Just desperate to talk to other moms who might be experiencing the heartache I feel with an adult son who is schizophrenic ...

No porphyria

  • By DaisyDo · Posted May 19, 2012
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • I finally got back my testing results. The genetic test for erythropoietic protoporphyria was negative - none of the KNOWN mutations. That doesn't rule it out completely because they say they don't know ...

mental illness

  • By brandy73 · Posted November 14, 2010
  • Discussion in Neurofibromatosis Network · 6 replies
  • i was wondering if any one could help me ,so here it is my 20yr old son is going to the hospital , he told me he is seeing things and hearing voices now i know that is sighs of sicsoferenia i cant spell ...

Biologic or Marijuana first?

  • By kanga_84 · Posted August 10, 2012
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 84 replies
  • I will try to cut this short. Basically I have had Psoriasis since I was 7 years old. When I smoked marijuana in my late teens (i smoked only in this period and I smoked very heavy), i actually found ...

NAMI Connection and NAMI in General

  • By MsPoppit · Posted January 23, 2011
  • Discussion in Mental Health America · 12 replies
  • I'm curious as to what "us folks" on Team Inspire feel about the NAMI Connection Support group. Specifically, Do you know what it is? Have you ever participated? If you did, did you find the format helpful ...


  • By Marlycia · Posted December 6, 2011
  • Discussion in Neurofibromatosis Network · 21 replies
  • My 6 year old daughter keeps complaining that there are people in her head always talking to her telling her mean things. She says while she is trying to read in school the voices confuse her. She says ...

The Middle Of the Night Gang

  • By Annie_Stith · Posted February 28, 2011
  • Journal entry · 1213 replies
  • Anybody up yet ...

Psoriasis/Psoriatic Arthritis and Depression

  • By Anna-PsA-for-33-yrs · Posted March 15, 2014
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • If you are suicidal, call 1-800-273-8255 INTERNATIONAL World-Wide Suicide & Crisis Hotlines .html or look here Suicide Prevention ...

How many of you have tried a gluten free diet?

  • By Phineus · Posted January 13, 2012
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 258 replies
  • I think there's enough evidence out there to suggest that in a small percentage of people, gluten is the cause of their psoriasis flare ups. Beyond the research, it just makes sense. I know for me personally ...

Supplements--DHA, CoQ10 & Others

  • By TigerWiger · Posted March 29, 2013
  • Discussion in Mended Hearts · 16 replies
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Never Judge What You Don't Understand

  • By briandbsa · Posted July 26, 2011
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • It's hard to explain to someone who has no clue. It's a daily struggle feeling sick on the inside while you look fine on the outside. Please post this for at least 1 hour if you or someone you know has ...

hello introducing myself

  • By angel23 · Posted February 12, 2013
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • had head trauma when i was 16 ... had schizo all my life have had bipolar for about 20 years. have been around the ringer with sleep problems, which I am doing very well to control. I take meds for my ...

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