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A mental health support community. Information and research about mental health issues and related topics.

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    2. Tell us a bit about yourself... as much or as little as you wish. How did you find this forum? What interests you about it? What else interests you? Have you seen my socks? Anything you like... :-)

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    3. Are you in crisis? These resources may help. Please post useful resources you find, either internet sites or help lines, here.

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    1. General discussions about psychology, psychiatry, mental illness, and mental health issues.

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      1. Positive Psychology

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    3. Medical conditions and health issues with implications for mental health and well-being.

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    4. Access to medical and mental health care. Applying for or appealing government or private insurance disability plans: What you need, how long it will take, what you should and should not do.

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    5. Coping with workplace stress, depression, or harassment. Stress and depression in students: coping with school and campus life. Burnout and stress leave. Short-term sick leave or long-term disability, and returning to work after being on leave.

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    6. Public attitudes toward mental illness. Myths about mental illness. The problem of stigma and the stigmatization of mental illness sufferers.

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    1. Recommended internet sources. How to evaluate health and mental health sites on the internet and in the media.

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    3. Computers; computer security, software, and hardware; technology, the internet, and search engines.

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  1. Anxiety Disorders   Last Post

    1. Anxiety disorders and stress management.

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    2. Panic attacks, with and without agoraphobia

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    3. OCD - what it is and how to cope.

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    4. PTSD may result from a single traumatic experience or a series of incidents, including natural disasters, acts of violence, and childhood or adult abuse.

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    5. Coping with social situations including shyness, self-consciousness, and anxiety.

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  2. Mood Disorders & Grief   Last Post

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    2. Bipolar Disorder or Manic-Depression - causes, symptoms, and treatment. Bipolar I and Bipolar II Disorders. Cyclothymia.

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    3. Questions about suicide, suicidal thinking, and suicide prevention.

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    4. How to cope, what to expect, finding support when you want it, finding help when you need it.

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    1. General discussions about eating disorders, eating for comfort, eating as a coping mechanism, binge eating, compulsive eating, compulsive exercising, etc.

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    2. Body image issues and how they contribute to eating disorders, low self-esteem, and depression.

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    3. Healthy and unhealthy weight management. Nutrition: What's good for you and what isn't? Popular diets - how good are they? Are they safe? Do they work? What works and doesn't work for you?

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    1. From explosive rage including road rage to bottled up anger - finding appropriate and effective ways to express and disperse anger.

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    2. Bullies and their victims, fighting, aggressive behavior, harassment, and interpersonal violence.

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    3. Domestic violence, spousal abuse, child abuse - physical, sexual or emotional-psychological - it's all abuse and it's all destructive. See also Adult Survivors and Victims of Crime.

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    4. Adult Survivors of childhood abuse, adult abuse, Adult Children of Alcoholics, and Dysfunctional Families. See also Victims of Crime.

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    1. Dating, living together, marriage - helping relationships to grow and staying connected.

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    2. Questions about coping with or helping friends or family members.

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    3. What is self-esteem? What is identity? What is self-concept? Problems with low self-esteem or negative self-concept. Introversion-Extraversion. HSPs. Abandonment.

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    4. Pets as family, friends, support, and therapy, including Psychiatric Service Dogs.

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    1. Finding solutions to the challenges and worries of parenting and finding a balance between being a parent and just being YOU.

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    2. Planning pregnancy. Infertility. Miscarriage. Managing healthy pregnancies and very young infants and toddlers - for mom, dad, and the rest of the family. Managing depression, anxiety, and other disorders during pregnancy. Postpartum depression.

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  3. Tourette Syndrome   Last Post

    1. AKA Tourette's Syndrome or Tourettes Syndrome and related tic disorders.

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    1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Attention problems, impulsivity, hyperactivity: is it ADHD, or something else? Strategies for managing ADHD.

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    2. Memory, amnesia, repressed memory, recovered memories, and false memory syndrome.

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    3. Sleep, dreaming, insomnia, hypersomnia, sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy, and other sleep disorders.

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    4. Self-injury, self-mutilation, cutting, etc.

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    5. Disorders not included in other categories.

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    1. Schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and related syndromes.

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    2. Autism, Asperger Syndrome, etc.

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  4. Personality Disorders   Last Post

    1. Avoidant Personality Disorder, Dependent Personality Disorder, Histrionic Personality Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder, etc.

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    2. Also known as APD and Psychopathy.

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    3. Diagnosis and Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Friends, partners, and family members of individuals with BPD.

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    4. Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Partners and friends of Narcissists. Children of Narcissistic Parents.

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    1. Alcohol and drug use or abuse, nicotine, caffeine, and other addictions.

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    2. Compulsive gambling, compulsive internet behaviors, compulsive shopping, etc.

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  5. Medication Issues   Last Post

    1. Prescription drugs and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs: How do they work? How long do you need to take them? What are common side effects and drug interactions?

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    2. The pros and cons of herbal remedies, "natural" remedies, naturopathy, homeopathy, and other alternative approaches

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  6. The Waiting Room   Last Post

    1. Humor, fun quizzes, quirks and quarks - fun stuff.

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    2. This is for light chat or conversation. If you are seeking support, do NOT post here. Instead, try General Support and Advice or a more specific category or forum.

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