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05.04.2021 16:09
Being diagnosed with schizophrenia can often feel isolating. It's difficult for the rest of the world to understand my symptoms and what I go through. This leads to a sense of being misunderstood and left out in certain circles. The stigma associated with schizophrenia can make people uncomfortable, so connecting with other patients and peers provides me with a sense of comfort. During my
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22.02.2021 04:26
I woke up in an unfamiliar room, feeling locked up and looking out the window. Confused and panicked, I realized this was my first time being hospitalized and I felt completely unprepared. I questioned why my friends and family didn't come to help me and why I was in this situation. The night before, I had been in an ambulance, feeling alone and empty. The EMT had come multiple times due to a
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19.02.2021 11:57
Being diagnosed with schizophrenia can be a frightening experience, particularly when one is unfamiliar with the nature of the condition. Our own minds can deceive us, making us believe that the delusions and hallucinations we experience are real, which can take a toll on both our mental and physical well-being. However, educating oneself about schizophrenia can greatly improve one's
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28.01.2021 23:44
One unexpectedly stressful week, after three years of managing my schizophrenia with medication and awareness, the voices returned. This brought me back to an isolated world that only I could understand. I reached out to my friends, trying to explain what was happening to me. They had been learning about schizophrenia alongside me and immediately recognized that I was having a flare-up. They
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17.01.2021 04:32
I never had any issues with my hearing until schizophrenia entered my life. From a medical standpoint, my ears were perfectly fine. However, one day, I started hearing knocking sounds coming from my front door. Initially, I ignored it, similar to how I would listen to the voices in my head without reacting. This was a skill I had developed, remaining still while the voices continued endlessly.
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15.01.2021 09:25
I have been employed in the technology consulting and software product industry since I graduated from college. Throughout my 25 years of work, I experienced two periods of time off due to my struggle with schizophrenia. The first break occurred when I was around 30 years old and lasted about a week. The second break happened at 36 years old and lasted for approximately four weeks. Although the
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10.01.2021 11:31
For the past 17 years, I have been navigating life with a schizophrenia diagnosis. Throughout this journey, I have discovered that consistently taking my medications and actively participating in therapy are crucial for my well-being. To further manage my symptoms between therapy sessions, I have also explored complementary treatments and additional therapies. Nine years ago, I successfully
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08.12.2020 00:28
Human interaction is a vital component of our well-being, yet forging friendships while living with schizophrenia can present unique challenges. However, I have been fortunate to find a group of positive and uplifting friends who have enriched my life and provided the support I so desperately need. These friendships not only elevate my spirits but also contribute significantly to managing my
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04.12.2020 10:21
At times, my diagnosis causes my thoughts to race uncontrollably, leading me to isolate myself from friends, family, and life in general. As my thoughts fester, paranoia sets in, and I begin to lose touch with reality. My auditory hallucinations become louder, and my delusions more prominent. In these moments, it becomes crucial for me to refocus my mind. While I have explored various coping
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19.11.2020 14:26
As an individual with schizophrenia, I understand the importance of maintaining both my mental health and physical health. Unfortunately, research from the World Health Organization indicates that individuals with schizophrenia are at a higher risk of premature death compared to the general population. This higher mortality rate is often attributed to physical illnesses such as cardiovascular,
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