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Forum: Mental Health August 13th 2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By Batman.
Re: What is this ?

Well before a professional would consider Bipolar Disorder, they would take other variables into account. For example, your age is VERY important, your drug history, family history of mental health,...
Forum: Anxiety July 30th 2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Batman.
Re: Handling a job/career with anxiety

I have a part-time job washing dishes in a kitchen. It's a small environment, so it was easy to become familiar with my co-workers, and the job isn't difficult in any sense. I did take anxiety...
Forum: Mental Health July 28th 2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 27,371
Posted By Batman.
Re: Do you have a mental illness?

Update: Diagnosis according to my files from the psychiatrist

Bipolar Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Social Anxiety
Forum: Mental Health July 28th 2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Batman.
Re: my personality 'changes' with moods??

Michael is right. Maybe the happy, confident mood is just you outside of the Depression..? I know girls who, despite not wearing make-up much, just decide to pretty up for a day to feel nice, so...
Forum: Mental Health July 11th 2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Batman.
Re: Confused

Before you go suspecting you have Bipolar...

You're 16. Some mood swings are normal, others are not. I suggest speaking to a professional about this, because whether it is a mental health problem...
Forum: Mental Health July 11th 2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By Batman.
Re: Psychosis

There are different mental illnesses that can account for psychosis, and it completely depends on the degree of symptoms what your final diagnosis will be.

That being said, people with mental...
Forum: Mental Health July 11th 2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By Batman.
Re: Something's wrong in me but I don't know what

There is a lot more to Bipolar mood swings than sleep disruption.

Care to describe, in as much detail as possible, any abnormal characteristics you experience?
Forum: Chit-Chat June 29th 2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 51,951
Posted By Batman.
Re: Change of username

I used to be Thirteen. Now, obviously, Batman.
Forum: Mental Health June 22nd 2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Batman.
Re: All the people helping.

Maybe you need something else with the Lithium, like an atypical antidepressant for example.

As far as feeling bad for needing help, don't. First of all, you can't control your...
Forum: Mental Health June 16th 2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Batman.
Re: Felt like a sociopath...

Well honestly, psychopaths have psychosis (thus the name), and sociopaths don't really feel emotions.

I'd say the laughter is more of a nervous reaction, and it's not as uncommon as you might...
Forum: Mental Health June 15th 2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Batman.
Re: Borderline Personaility Disorder(BPD)

BPD has a lot more extensive symptoms than what you've listed, and a certain set of criteria needs to be met.

However, if you're concerned about your mental health, you should see a mental health...
Forum: Mental Health June 10th 2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,028
Posted By Batman.
Re: What Do You Like About Your Body?

Hahaha, I guess my eyes (I know, everyone says it, but it's true!), my rack (Lulz, b00bs), and my piercings (they're part of my body now, pfffft).
Forum: Mental Health June 10th 2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Batman.
Re: This isn't normal...please help?

Well, did you get a lot of attention for doing it when you were younger? Have you been more stressed/depressed/lonely (or anything similar) recently? If so, then it's entirely possible it's a...
Forum: Mental Health May 20th 2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By Batman.
Re: Students and bad mental health?

Well, my first [possible] Manic episode was triggered when I was attending college, just randomly started acting out the one day and it lasted for a week, and caused me to get behind in my studies. ...
Forum: Mental Health May 13th 2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Batman.
Re: What in the hell is wrong with me?

Well, the first step to dealing with any mental health issue is to see your GP (family doctor). They will be able to help you with any diagnosis (and the process of diagnosing mental illness), as...
Forum: Mental Health May 9th 2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,600
Posted By Batman.
Re: EXTREMELY IMPORTANT! I'm convinced that my mother has developed schizophrenia or something similar?

Robin is right, there are various physical (and mental) conditions that can show with similar symptoms. Because of this, some places (such as, of recently, my province) require a CBC (Complete Blood...
Forum: Pregnancy and Childcare April 25th 2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By Batman.
Re: Pregnancy + cat litter

I'd say in that situation, a doctor should be consulted, and maybe worst-case an air filtering mask and disposable gloves, to be as safe as possible. I've heard one of the problems also is the...
Forum: Food and Recipes April 21st 2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By Batman.
Re: vegetarians ... how do you go without meat?

I'm vegan, and have been for close to 3 years now, but the transition wasn't difficult for me, personally.


Honestly, I was never big on meat my whole life, being very selective with what types I...
Forum: Food and Recipes April 21st 2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,199
Posted By Batman.
Re: Any vegetarians here?

I'm a vegan, have been for almost 3 years (it will be 3 years in late May). Honestly, cutting things out is easy. You just have to make sure to compensate for whatever nutrients you may be missing...
Forum: Mental Health April 19th 2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By Batman.
Re: Scared of "normal" life.

Yeah Jess, I know the feeling though. I have my mental health issues, and I [barely] graduated college (1 year course, tech school). Even then, college was a waste of money for me since I didn't use...
Forum: Mental Health April 18th 2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By Batman.
Re: Scared of "normal" life.

Hey Jess, I have had issues with jobs myself, very similar issues (though, less jobs), and only found comfort in my current job (part-time, and even then I needed Lorazepam/Clonazepam to get through...
Forum: Mental Health April 15th 2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By Batman.
Re: Showing symptoms...

First off, you're 12, which means your mood shifts could be hormonal as well.

Although, the biggest question you should ask before deciding whether you should see a doctor or not is, "How is it...
Forum: Anxiety April 15th 2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By Batman.
Re: Anxious about being too short

Women typically stop growing by the time they're 18, though since males can grow until they're 21 (from what I've heard), it's probably at least possible for a female.

That being said, I'm 5'5",...
Forum: Mental Health April 12th 2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Batman.
Re: is ther somting wrong wit me??

Anxiety doesn't necessarily have to mean "fear". I doubt the Paranoid Schizophrenia idea based on there being a lot more symptoms (which I am sure you would have covered already) to any Schizotypal...
Forum: Self Harm April 11th 2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Batman.
Re: covering scars

I have a similar issue with scars, and had the same kind of wedding issue. What I did, since it was summer (thus stupidly warm) was getting professional airbrushed make-up to cover my scars. It...
Forum: Mental Health April 8th 2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Batman.
Re: I don't know what's wrong with me...

Maybe Depression and Anxiety aren't the problem. Did anybody you have talked to (doctors, counselors, etc.) consider PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)?

I'm wondering because of these...
Forum: Depression and Suicide March 25th 2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Batman.
Re: Bipolar?

Well, Mania and Hypomania symptoms ARE needed for a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder, and your mood irregulations (and even some sleep issues) are better explained by your age. You're 15, your hormones...
Forum: Mental Health March 2nd 2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Batman.
Re: Frustration.

Hey Jess, I know exactly how you feel.

I'm 25, so obviously I'm in the same age group. I had no job up until a bit less than 2 years ago, and even then I work part-time. I just moved out recently,...
Forum: Mental Health February 24th 2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Batman.
Re: New Medication

Rick, you have to give a medication a bit more time to let your body adjust. If the pain worsens, or doesn't go away fairly soon, then you should consider stopping it.
Forum: Mental Health February 20th 2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By Batman.
Re: Mental health and disability

As Jess said above, typically Disability (obviously depending on the nature, but in almost every case with mental health) will let you work a certain amount of hours.

Here, how it works is, you...
Forum: Mental Health February 19th 2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By Batman.
Re: Mental health and disability

Ella, as somebody in a similar situation (mental health issues affecting my ability to work full-time, I'm lucky to have my part-time job where they put up with me), and knowing I'd be able to...
Forum: Self Harm February 19th 2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,050
Posted By Batman.
Re: I need to hide a huge "self-harm" scar on my arm for a TB shot

As far as I know, self-harm scars won't have an effect on your job. I have a friend (though, she lives in Australia) who has self-harm scars, multiple ones, on her lower arms. She was still accepted...
Forum: Self Harm February 17th 2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,050
Posted By Batman.
Re: I need to hide a huge "self-harm" scar on my arm for a TB shot

As long as it's a scar, and not a still-healing wound, I'd say the make-up would be your best bet. Bracelets may get in the way for the shot, and long sleeves would pose a similar issue. If there is...
Forum: Mental Health February 17th 2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Triggering: What's going on? :(
Views: 349
Posted By Batman.
Re: What's going on? :(

Maybe you don't need to see a psychiatrist, though. I mean, you should probably talk to your family doctor first. If they see it's just Depression you're experiencing, you may be able to figure out...
Forum: Mental Health February 10th 2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By Batman.
Re: NEED HELP AM GOING CRAZY!!!!!!!

Maybe you should tell your doctor about this, so you can get a referral to the proper professional. Getting help for your problems is important, and your GP will know the best first steps.
Forum: Fashion and Style February 9th 2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,531
Posted By Batman.
Re: What Color Nail Polish Are You Wearing?

Black. It's chipped though. XD
Forum: Mental Health February 5th 2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Batman.
Re: is this related to stress?

Stress can easily cause things like loss of appetite, so I'm going to assume that's most likely what it is. Maybe unwind and take a bubble bath? Or, meditate? Something to calm you. :)
Forum: Mental Health February 4th 2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Batman.
Re: What's wrong with me, to be honest.

Have you explained that the antipsychotic isn't working, since you seem to still be having lows? Antipsychotics are meant to control things like Hallucinations, Delusions, and HIGHS as well as LOWS,...
Forum: Mental Health February 2nd 2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Batman.
Re: What's wrong with me, to be honest.

It doesn't seem like the anti-psychotics are helping any. How many different antidepressants did they try? Some work, some cause negative effects. My one friend with Depression had felt suicidal with...
Forum: Mental Health February 1st 2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Batman.
Re: What's wrong with me, to be honest.

I agree with Rick, Depression can even cover fits of rage. This is one of those crucial details people forget (especially with the stereotype of Bipolar as going from sad to angry, when it's much...
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