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What is wrong with me?

Posted In: Mental conditions 1 Replies
  • Posted By: NoWayOut
  • March 8, 2012
  • 09:30 AM

Symptoms I have from the symptom checker:
-Depression (diagnosed)
-Distorted body image
-Drinking alone
-Easily distracted
-Easily frustrated
-Emotional behavior
-Fear of dying
-Fear of losing control or going crazy
-Feeling hopeless or pessimistic
-Hurting oneself
-Impulsive behavior
-Low activity level
-Low self-esteem
-Missing work or school
-No motivation
-Obsessed with certain topics
-Poor eye contact
-Racing thoughts
-Poor social skills
-Rigid thinking
-Self-image problems
-Short attention span
-Social isolation
-Sleep problems
-Social withdrawal
-Sudden, overwhelming fear
-Suicidal thoughts
-Trouble concentrating
-Trouble keeping a job
-Unable to cope with daily problems

Not mentioned in symptom checker:
-According to others: weird behavior ("socially awkward')
-Dislike for noises
-Panic attacks in crowded places
-Panic attacks during PE
-Phobia of (deep) water, and an endless list of strong fears (had a big influence on my life)
-Sleep paralysis
-Social anxiety
-Feeling empty
-No sense of identity
-Fear of growing up/growing old - afraid of the future/change
-Problems with, for example, tying shoelaces, driving,... learned how to ride a bike late (8 yrs)
-Always scared when going to bed - in the dark; scared my mind will play tricks and that I'll freak out
-During the day wanting to keep everything as dark as possible, curtains closed etc
-Harmed animals/insects as a kid, but not extremely
-Scared of new things
-Not willing to go over personal boundaries or overcome fears
-Dislike touch, like shaking hands, hugs,...
-Leg rocking, finger tapping, air drumming, making noises/rhythms with my teeth and jaw, picking skin, picking scalp, pulling hair, rubbing face, biting cheeks, scratching neck, cracking joints, fidgeting, puffing cheeks, destroying objects (like pencil case)
-Few friends
-Extreme need of praise, shutting down when stressed
-Emotionally sensitive but also physically sensitive and low pain tolerance
-Overanalysis (making lists is a hobby, I've been obsessively looking for an answer for the past weeks)

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  • I think hypnosis is a mental state that is which induced by a series of instructions usually given by a hypnotherapist. The hypnotic state is characterized by an increased mental focus on one object, for example a pendulum, and a high responsiveness to suggestions. In the time of hypnosis, the focused attention is accompanied by a reduced ability to objectively judge situations. Being intensely immersed in something involves reduced thought and evaluation processes, and thus hypnotized subjects are highly responsive to suggestions. I think these information may be helpful to you.Thanks.
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