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    Got prescribed a new antipsychotic. Yet I'm still on both of the old ones, so taking 3 antipsychotics right now. :/

    I think the psychiatrist thinks I'm being non-compliant with the meds as he told me if this new one doesn't work orally then he wants me to get the monthly injection. I can't think of any reason for that apart from him thinking I'm being non-compliant. I thought the oral and depot injection worked pretty much the same?
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    Had a really bad couple of days
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    (Original post by Sabertooth)
    Got prescribed a new antipsychotic. Yet I'm still on both of the old ones, so taking 3 antipsychotics right now. :/

    I think the psychiatrist thinks I'm being non-compliant with the meds as he told me if this new one doesn't work orally then he wants me to get the monthly injection. I can't think of any reason for that apart from him thinking I'm being non-compliant. I thought the oral and depot injection worked pretty much the same?
    Sorry to hear that Saber :hugs:

    I believe the depot is slow release compared to oral. I think the main reason they prescribe the depot is for non-compliance. Have you had any issues with such?
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    Sorry to hear that Saber :hugs:

    I believe the depot is slow release compared to oral. I think the main reason they prescribe the depot is for non-compliance. Have you had any issues with such?
    The pills are extended-release which is why I don't understand why he'd want me to take the depot. :confused: I'm fully compliant but I don't think they believe me. I'm on really high doses of 2 antipsychotics and both psychiatrists I saw were confused as to how I could be on such high doses and the voices still being a problem.

    How did your meeting with your uni go?
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    (Original post by Sabertooth)
    The pills are extended-release which is why I don't understand why he'd want me to take the depot. :confused: I'm fully compliant but I don't think they believe me. I'm on really high doses of 2 antipsychotics and both psychiatrists I saw were confused as to how I could be on such high doses and the voices still being a problem.

    How did your meeting with your uni go?
    Ah ok. I know what you mean. I'm on above the highest dose of amisulrpide and still having symptoms, not sure if I agree...

    I used to be on the depot and tbh preferred it to meds. It seemed better at helping voices and paranoia and also made it easier with not having to take pills twice a day (and the associated cost)

    The uni meeting is on Tuesday. I saw CCO this morning who thought I didn't look great, but no longer sectionable thank god.
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    So I am now on my highest ever dose of any mental health medication, 150mg trazodone. Took my first of it last night, and oh boy have I been sleepy all day. And my stomach hurts, and I keep getting an incredibly dry mouth.

    I don't know how to feel about all of this, tbh. Still no CPN. Still having visual hallucinations.
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    Waiting on a call back from crisis helpline/team thingy. Never called them before (live in new area) so a bit nervous.
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    (Original post by Noodlzzz)
    Waiting on a call back from crisis helpline/team thingy. Never called them before (live in new area) so a bit nervous.
    You'll be fine im sure just take a deep breath if you can't talk because your anxious they will understand dont worry too much

    always here for a chat if anyone needs too talk to someone
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    (Original post by Elleee1234)
    You'll be fine im sure just take a deep breath if you can't talk because your anxious they will understand dont worry too much

    always here for a chat if anyone needs too talk to someone
    Thank you very much :hugs:. I talked to them and they want me to go to A&E. I said no but now I'm worried for my psychiatrist appointment on Tuesday that I'll be sectioned.

    How are you this evening?
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    Thank you very much :hugs:. I talked to them and they want me to go to A&E. I said no but now I'm worried for my psychiatrist appointment on Tuesday that I'll be sectioned.

    How are you this evening?
    oh i know hostpials are daunting but if its in your best interest i would go i know your worried

    i fine just tired from college work
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    Not getting chucked out of therapy - apparently I catastrophised what she said last week :getmecoat:

    Huge hugs for all who need them :grouphugs: Sorry I'm not around or replying much. Still in episode :emo:

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    Well me and Callan were over at my mum's to watch a horror, have some drinks and watch still game and garry (stepdad) picked us up and was going to drop us back off at night
    So he picks us up and everything is fine, laughing and joking in the car and when we get to my mums, we were about to have dinner and we usually eat it on the couch and garry said really nasty to Callan that he had to either eat it in the livingroom or kitchen because the way Callan eats is disgusting and he said it nasty, not joking and my mum stepped in and said Callan could eat anywhere and I tried to diffuse it by saying "c'mon this is stupid to be arguing over" and then he full on roared at me and I said "you've got a cheek to say Callan disgusts you with the way he eats when you smoke right in front of us and that's ****ing disgusting" and then he went right into my face and I mean right in my face and full on roared at me and then I said **** back. I've never been spoken to like that in my life not even by bullies. The hate in his voice was horrendous and he's been a **** to me in the past but that was the last straw. It happened totally out the blue and he started roaring at me before I said what I said to him since I wanted to keep things cool but I wasn't having him roaring at me or saying **** about Callan.

    The funny thing is, he said Callan disgusts him yet he was smoking in the kitchen at the time and offered Callan to eat in the kitchen while he was standing there so Callan can't bloody disgust him that much. It's like he was just looking for a fight but it literally went from 0 to 100 in an instant

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    I keep thinking that my doctor is trying to trick me and has given me a placebo instead of amitriptyline and I don't know who to trust, but I can't exactly go back and say 'I think you've given me a placebo but don't take it off me just in case it's not a placebo because even if it is it won't do harm and if it isn't then I want it to help me'. I've started having other weird thoughts as well like when I wear socks to go out, they have to be odd and noticeably different otherwise I'll have an awful day and something bad will happen and idek I had that for about 4 or 5 years before and managed to get rid of it after I started college the first time but it's back

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    Waiting on a call back from crisis helpline/team thingy. Never called them before (live in new area) so a bit nervous.
    Hope this went well and they don't section you. :hugs:
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    Been trying to stabilise and not getting anywhere fast. If anything new alters are trying to push through. I've not been a 10 year old before.

    Safeguarding came to nothing and im an adult so if I wanna do something I have to ring police myself. I don't so it was all a big waste of time.

    Therapy has since got much more pressure on trying to talk about
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    sexual abuse by dad. Ive been getting flooded with memories and body sensations. Not that anything makes any more sense. Been switching alters all over the place.


    Doubt I will pass this semester. Basically failed uni what a disastrous and costly experiment this has been. I feel worthless and disgusting. I hate knowing what I know now. I'm tainted
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    When I saw the doctor she told me that the reason why I wasn't concentrating on my work was because of the pychosis and partly to do with the current medication I'm on. But I know that it's fully to do with the medication because when I was on aripripazole I could concentrate better I was even excelling on my work so the woman doesn't know what she's talking about sometimes.

    Also I thought my hallucinations was caused because of hypoxia because I noticed when I was on the plane and only time I was on the plane I felt a bit paranoid and I believe that the lack of oxygen to my brain is the reason I'm being labelled with pychosis now.
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    Been trying to stabilise and not getting anywhere fast. If anything new alters are trying to push through. I've not been a 10 year old before.

    Safeguarding came to nothing and im an adult so if I wanna do something I have to ring police myself. I don't so it was all a big waste of time.

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    sexual abuse by dad. Ive been getting flooded with memories and body sensations. Not that anything makes any more sense. Been switching alters all over the place.


    Doubt I will pass this semester. Basically failed uni what a disastrous and costly experiment this has been. I feel worthless and disgusting. I hate knowing what I know now. I'm tainted
    What happened to you is not your fault and you shouldn't blame yourself. You are not tainted and if anyone thinks that about you they are not worth knowing.

    Sorry that your uni work isn't going as planned if you need more time couldn't get a form for extenuating circumstances. I don't know if that will help or make it worse.
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    Have work this afternoon, tomorrow and Monday, and I am absolutely knackered. I'm not getting a full night sleep on these meds, and anyway, it leaves me sleepy all day as it is!
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    Has anyone suffered from sleep paralysis before I read about it and it happens to me about 3 times a month. It's a bit freaky.
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    Afternoon folks :grouphugs:

    Feeling positive today! How are we all?
 
 
 
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