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glashberg February 7th, 2014 8:52pm

Have you ever been diagnosed with a mental disorder?

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vfabrizio613 Probably in my basement
02/08/14 10:33 am

I have one, but I'm technically not "diagnosed".

wiildkat Propertarian
02/08/14 10:30 am

Binge eating disorder. Mostly under control. Unfortunately I had a minor relapse last night, but I'm still progressing! :)

Yoko318 Utah
02/08/14 8:22 am

Bipolar, and depression runs in my family.

Whichendisup uniquely unoriginal
02/08/14 6:33 am

not yet, but that's prob bec I haven't gone to get diagnosed

kelsey498 Colorado
02/07/14 11:06 pm

Generalized anxiety disorder.

glashberg Wave when you flyover
02/08/14 6:15 am

I'm sorry. It isn't easy to deal with.

kelsey498 Colorado
02/08/14 10:14 am

It's not but I'm just in the beginning stages of dealing with it. Finding the right meds is hard. Saw your post below too and wanted to say good luck! I was scared too but meds have made life a little easier. Hope you find the right one fast!

Oboette17 Senioritis
02/07/14 8:12 pm

Does synesthesia count

FemmeAdamWest in the Tardis library
02/07/14 6:24 pm

Within the past 3 years I've been diagnosed with 2. I actually picked up my medical records a few days ago and they had a third diagnosis on them that I was completely unaware of.

glashberg Wave when you flyover
02/07/14 11:24 pm

Most disorders have some kind of comorbidity.

02/07/14 5:20 pm

Seasonal depression, although at times it becomes more than seasonal and goes to severe.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
02/07/14 4:36 pm

No, but who knows what the future holds.

jrvrn Philly suburb
02/07/14 2:15 pm

Bipolar disorder sucks. I have been in denial for years and have been sort of forced to accept the diagnoses this year.

glashberg Wave when you flyover
02/07/14 2:42 pm

That's what I got today. She wants me on meds immediately due to my tendency to have suicidal thoughts. I've been seeing her since last May.

jrvrn Philly suburb
02/07/14 3:00 pm

I am adjusting to life on meds. It is certainly duller. I don't mean boring, I mean blunted. I am more stable though.

glashberg Wave when you flyover
02/07/14 3:02 pm

Interesting. I'm definitely scared, I've never been on meds but she's insisting.

jrvrn Philly suburb
02/07/14 3:08 pm

Finding the right meds is hard. I have been through several since October to find the ones I am on now. Good luck!

DavesNotHere where am I
02/07/14 8:43 pm

Don't be scared. They can and most likely will help. If your doctor is a legitimate good doctor, you'll be fine. Good luck to you :-)

Posco BBQ Enthusiast
02/07/14 2:13 pm

Weird timing, I just got out of seeing a doctor about this for the first time.

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
02/07/14 2:08 pm

Diagnosed? No. Self medicated for decades though.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
02/07/14 2:08 pm

No, but I've never presented myself for evaluation or diagnosis either. Who knows where I fall, compared to an external standard? Most of the voices in my head think I'm probably fine. Usually.

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
02/07/14 2:09 pm

There's always that one naysayer, isn't there...

DavesNotHere where am I
02/07/14 8:44 pm

You're ok as long as you don't start having arguments:-)

inge MIA
02/07/14 1:59 pm

As a teenager, major depressive disorder and PTSD. OCD as a child

dyousif Rhode Island
02/07/14 1:58 pm

Does Asperger's count?

glashberg Wave when you flyover
02/07/14 2:41 pm

Also, there's a great forum website, if you're an Aspie, I highly recommend.

dyousif Rhode Island
02/07/14 2:50 pm

I'll have to check it out, thanks!

2katz I live in Nebraska
02/08/14 12:41 am

Thanks for that link, Asjelu. There's so much about AS that describes my life.

glashberg Wave when you flyover
02/08/14 6:15 am

I was once diagnosed with it, but my current therapist is certified to recognize it and says I definitely don't have it.