• Seeing the psychiatrist when they don't see you.

    My usual psychiatrist is off sick. 'You don't seem emotionally unstable to me at the moment' said the Dr, who I'd sat with for under half an hour. Yeah mate, that's not really what Emotionally Unstable/Borderline Personality Disorder is. You should probably know that, considering you're the one with the degree in this shit. He commends me for coping med free and after hearing my reasoning agrees that at this time with my current routine ...

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    Tags:
    Diagnosis,
    EUPD,
    BPD,
    symptoms,
    Cyclothymia
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  • My experience with "professionals"

    Please note: This piece contains references to self harm. My experiences with mental health professionals has been... Well, colourful at least. My story begins when I was 15/16, and I was diagnosed with depression from a child psychologist after I had been self harming for a couple of years. To begin with, I thought he was on my side. But as I got better at hiding my self harming, and therefore looked less and less ...

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    Tags:
    depression,
    Diagnosis,
    bad experience,
    bpd,
    judgemental