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Living in the Scary World of Hallucinations and Delusions – What is Severe Depression Disorder? by Vbestic Facebook Posted Sun 29 Jul 2012 12:07pm Depression in any form can damage the physical, mental and emotional well-being of an individual. However, there are some forms of depression in which the symptoms are not restricted to those of a depressed mind. Severe depression, better known as psychotic depression, is one such condition. What is severe depression disorder and how it enforce ... Read on »
Mental Health Funding and Gun Control by Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 19 Dec 2012 12:00am In case you weren't reading here in July (which most likely, you weren't), I wrote a similar post after James Holmes allegedly shot 70 people in a movie theater. If you haven't noticed yet why the U.S. needs gun control, please indulge me while I try to explain. We have over 32,000 shooting deaths a year here. 18,000 are suicides. The ... Read on »
Spouses---Succumbing to Narcissistic Spouse's Delusion by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D. Posted Tue 01 May 2012 7:52pm The narcissist lives in a complex psychopathological world, dominated by impenetrable delusions: supreme superiority to everyone, belief in his perfection, limitless self entitlement, massive denial, total lack of conscience, a drive to severely damage those who obstruct his goals. A delusion is a series of false beliefs that the narci ... Read on »
When delusions beckon...I'll follow the sun by Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 24 Sep 2012 12:00am Do you ever feel like you're a pot boiling over, and you just need someone to lift the lid and turn down the heat? That's how I can explain my (hopefully momentary) lapse back into Scientology-delusion world. Sometimes, when I'm really stressed out, and when my meds (yes, I do hold them responsible for doing their job) don't seem to be workin ... Read on »
answering questions by Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:58pm Paul (and anybody else who has questions) I'll try to answer some of your questions. Incidentally, I really glad to hear someone say that the posts I've written here were helpful. That makes this writing seem much more worthwhile. As far as the extent to which psychosis may or may not be caused or worsened by outside events, I h ... Read on »
The Comprehensive Spending Review Will Screw People With Mental Illness by Pandora Facebook Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 1:19pm 4 Comments I’m far too depressed about this to write extensively on it, but by now you’ll probably be aware that our friend Gideon has slashed funds for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).  Fair?  Well, you make up your own mind, but let’s face it; those of us that are genuine claimants are just as screwed as the few ‘scroungers’ that exist within the ... Read on »
Fusiform gyrus key to understanding neuroanatomic basis of Capgras delusion by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 20 Sep 2011 7:45pm Thanks to Doug Shevlin, MD (pictured with crawdaddy ) for steering me toward this TED talk by neuroscientist Vilayanura Ramachandran, MD, PhD . Dr. Ramachandran discusses the neuroanatomical substrate of the Capgras delusion, a neurological deficit about which I have blogged before . Dr. Ramachandran explains that the origin of this fascinati ... Read on »
Delusions of a Man by Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:58pm Update, on sleep: I did go to my doctor's office, though the doctor did not see me, and I told my caseworker there what is happening with my lack of sleep. So, the doctor increased my Seroquel. I think I mentioned this already, actually. I go back next week to see the doctor, and tell her that this increase is not enough for me to sleep at a norm ... Read on »
Event Announcement: NAMI In Our Own Voice Presentation by Valash Posted Wed 09 Feb 2011 12:00am I have had this blog for over two years and feel honored to share my experiences and suggestions with you. I love to write and am striving to help others in advocating for mental health, in order to reduce stigma, promote awareness, and to continue to share my testimony so that other people living with a mental health diagnosis understand that t ... Read on »
Overview of My Experiences: Overcoming Schizophrenia by Valash Posted Wed 09 Feb 2011 4:48pm I have had this blog for over two years and feel honored to share my experiences and suggestions with you. I love to write and am striving to help others in advocating for mental health, in order to reduce stigma, promote awareness, and to continue to share my testimony so that other people living with a mental health diagnosis understand that th ... Read on »