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    Hi there,

    Back in May I suffered from psychosis due to stress and had delusional thoughts. I was put in hospital for 2 months, which was a terrible experience for me. I still think about it all the time, trying to make sense out of my experience there and the people I met.

    I've been put on antipsychotic drugs and have lost all my confidence. I don't trust my own mind anymore after this and I feel this anxiety will be prevalent in me for the rest of my life. I obsess over my mental health, but do nothing about it. I keep thinking about my mental state and get disturbing intrusive thoughts. I used to be extremely confident and social... but can't do those things anymore, especially with the same level of enthusiasm. I've lost all my passions and interests during this process. I'm paranoid from everything to my health to what kind of music I listen to (and what kind of messages they are sending to me).

    I used to be passionate about languages & cultures.. but don't seem to care anymore Am I wasting my time trying to get back the old me or trying to force interests upon myself?

    Would anyone give any advise on how to come to terms with the past and recover from something like this ?

    Thanks
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    Forget old interests if you don’t enjoy them anymore. Go out and look for new interests. Do things you’ve never tried before.
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    (Original post by -Mathematician-)
    Forget old interests if you don’t enjoy them anymore. Go out and look for new interests. Do things you’ve never tried before.
    Second that! Obviously, try and see if there is any interest.

    With the social, when I was struggling, I just forced myself to get out. It was really hard work to begin with and I was knackered by the end of the week. I still get tried sometimes.

    Just remember there is no problem with having alone time, to reset.
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    I guess I have to stop feeling sorry for myself and put myself out there !
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    pray
 
 
 
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