Tags » Psychiatrists

Secrets from the modern day asylum

 

This evening, episode 1 of ITV’s new family history series Secrets from the Asylum aired. It delves into the murky world of dreaded Victorian lunatic asylums through the eyes of celebrities who make emotional discoveries about relatives incarcerated in the distant past. 1,727 more words

Mental Health

Dirty Little Lies

The mania calmed down but it was going to the shop that really harshed my mellow. R is on his 9/11 conspiracy kick again so it was youtube videos galore. 1,317 more words

Anxiety

Victory Over the Voices in My Head

 

For some time now I have heard a constant din of voices inside my head. They are more often demanding than commanding. They do not so much tell me what to do as consume my attention with their cacophonous noise. 512 more words

Spiritual Reflections

Quotes – Psychiatry, Psychiatrists, Mental Health

“If A is a success in life, then A equals X plus Y plus Z. Work is X; Y is play; and Z is keeping your mouth shut.” 652 more words

Post For Doctors

Adventures with Psychiatry pt1

Following in Ziya’s lead, I also recently had a psychiatric appointment. I made it the same date as zir appointment, and it was supposed to be for the day after zir appointment. 434 more words

Mental Health

Frustrated

I am so so frustrated today. I live in a small town(at least we have a movie theatre and bowling alley) but still. There’s only like 2 psychiatrists and one of them doesn’t have an appointment open until January!!! 610 more words

Bipolar

Hello Polypharmacy

Another day, another psychiatrist…and a GP follow-up for good measure. Three new prescriptions. This is what an acute episode looks like in MentalMaeWorld. Endless wandering among practitioners as you attempt to assemble a care team that will help you pass yourself off as a functioning member of society. 559 more words