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    Ok so i had a severe Panic Attack about a month ago. Since then i have been completely different. my friends and friends at college have noticed it...everyone has. i went to see a pyschologist (i think) or someone my GP referred to. She told me what i had was a Panic Attack and that what im going through now is derealisation/depersonalisation. Apparently its very common.

    The thing is i have the most important exams coming up (AS LEVELS) that preety much decide my future. I mean what i want to become etc. What to study at university and the rest of my life.

    The thing is with depersonalisation i feel so dead, emotionless, tired and depressed. i dont feel like doing anything. I got this wiered thing where i think im invisible i can do whatever i want. i have lost all structure and understanding all respect. For example right now i can picture myself telling a teacher to shatup but 1 month ago id have never ever thought of doing that.

    I dont feel like myself. i feel like im in someone elses body. I can stare into people eyes for ages without turning. Before i couldn't do that out of respect etc. I keep on questioning life. I keep on questioning things like why do we see from our eyes. At home and everywhere i dont feel like anythings normal.

    Before i had set idea on what i wanted to become etc now i dont see the point in doing anything. I try to revise for exams but i forget everything because i cant learn the way i used to learn feeling like this. I keep on questioning things. I cant seem to understand anything. For example the economy and everything nothing makes sense. AHHH HELP!

    SORRY FOR THE LONG POST but i need this feeling to go asap! its only 8 weeks to exams and i know nothing
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    Im in a similar boat as you. Everything that could go wrong in my life has, now. I don't want to mess up my A levels because of it. I just tell myself that its only a few weeks left, work hark and the reward will be amazing, thats all really. Atleast you have family/friends to support you morally. Nobody knows what I am going through so Im having to keep it to myself and its eating me alive inside and out!
    Oh well
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    (Original post by Khwab x)
    Im in a similar boat as you. Everything that could go wrong in my life has, now. I don't want to mess up my A levels because of it. I just tell myself that its only a few weeks left, work hark and the reward will be amazing, thats all really. Atleast you have family/friends to support you morally. Nobody knows what I am going through so Im having to keep it to myself and its eating me alive inside and out!
    Oh well
    My friends dont know whats going on. i dont think my family really understand

    I cant seem to understand anything. Im soo quiet in lessons. Id usually be the noisy annoying one and now i jus sit there. All my friends are always like why are you soo sad? I CANT STOP THIS AND IM SOO WORRIED
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    My friends dont know whats going on. i dont think my family really understand

    I cant seem to understand anything. Im soo quiet in lessons. Id usually be the noisy annoying one and now i jus sit there. All my friends are always like why are you soo sad? I CANT STOP THIS AND IM SOO WORRIED
    You CAN stop it.
    You are aware of the fact that its not right, so you should be and WILL be able to fix it. No one can help you except yourself.
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    (Original post by Khwab x)
    You CAN stop it.
    You are aware of the fact that its not right, so you should be and WILL be able to fix it. No one can help you except yourself.
    I CANT stop feeling emotionless i cant change the fact that i dont feel normal. Everything looks a bit vivid. EVERYTHING LOOKS different to the way it used to. I cant go back as much as i try I try but i cant. From inside i feel different. I see people differently even though i dont want to. I CANT GRASP anything without questioning it.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I CANT stop feeling emotionless i cant change the fact that i dont feel normal. Everything looks a bit vivid. EVERYTHING LOOKS different to the way it used to. I cant go back as much as i try I try but i cant. From inside i feel different. I see people differently even though i dont want to. I CANT GRASP anything without questioning it.
    You're conscious about the problems, now you have to be conscious of the solutions.

    The apparent failure of your 'method' to try and 'return back to normal' does not ultimately conclude that you can't achieve something, it just means that method hasn't worked, so don't punish yourself.

    Did whoever you see explain the course of therapy you need to take after being diagnosed with this Derealization/Depersonalization?
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    keep calm and carry on...this too shall pass. i don't know your circumstances, but regardless, toughen up!

    instead of focusing on your difficulties, think about how great you'll feel when you do well on your exams. if you need extra motivation, perhaps a study partner would help.
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    (Original post by Roo Bix)
    You're conscious about the problems, now you have to be conscious of the solutions.

    The apparent failure of your 'method' to try and 'return back to normal' does not ultimately conclude that you can't achieve something, it just means that method hasn't worked, so don't punish yourself.

    Did whoever you see explain the course of therapy you need to take after being diagnosed with this Derealization/Depersonalization?
    Not really im going to speak to her about it next week. I want to know how long this will last. I really want to go back to normal. I dont feel like i belong anywhere. i feel soo lifeless Im worried what if i learn for my exams and then when im back to normal i forget everything i learnt
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    What should I do?
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    Not really im going to speak to her about it next week. I want to know how long this will last. I really want to go back to normal. I dont feel like i belong anywhere. i feel soo lifeless Im worried what if i learn for my exams and then when im back to normal i forget everything i learnt
    Wait until next week, questioning yourself crazy wont do you any good!
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    Not really im going to speak to her about it next week. I want to know how long this will last. I really want to go back to normal. I dont feel like i belong anywhere. i feel soo lifeless Im worried what if i learn for my exams and then when im back to normal i forget everything i learnt
    Hi how are things now?
 
 
 
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