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schizophrenia

  1. Intro
    I'm 68, but don't look it. My doctor ask me if I was really 68. I said, is that something you would lie about? There was a woman, probably early 40's a couple of years ago, who I was friendly with. I'm a friendly person. I think she was flirting with me. One day I text her I was retiring. She...
  2. INTJ Forum - The Scientists
    I tried to search but can not find any specific thread discussing this movie: A Beautiful Mind. I guess many of you will be easily relate with the character of John Nash albeit the typical way Hollywood depict his role is more "dramatic" than how Sylvia Nasar put in his biography book. I found...
  3. General Psychology
    I was wondering which disorder you thought was less well known and/or misunderstood by the general population. The reason I ask is due to me writing a screenplay and I hope to bring more awareness of mental disorders and what people with a disorder go through everyday. I decided not to have two...
  4. General Psychology
    I have a friend who suffered from schizophrenia; she had an abusive boyfriend. It's a sensitive topic to her and I've never asked her about it directly or pushed her to talk about it. I only know what she's willingly opened up about and told me. I don't know much about schizophrenia, I'm not a...
  5. Science and Technology
    "Now the biggest-ever genetic study of mental illness has found 128 gene variants associated with schizophrenia, in 108 distinct locations in the human genome. The vast majority of them had never before been linked to the disorder. This finding lays to rest any argument that genetics plays no...
  6. What's my personality type?
    Does Professor Elyn Saks remind anyone else of an INTP or even an INTJ? After reading her book The Center Cannot Hold , I'm left with an insight of how it feels to see the world around you dissolve into pure hell and anxiety. This woman had a horrible experience with schizophrenia, especially...
  7. General Psychology
    Hello, Just wondering how to tell the difference between Negative symptoms related to psychosis in Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective compared to depression, itself, or in Bipolar. There's a lot of overlap. Would the response to these symptoms be different depending on what it ended up being...
  8. Science and Technology
    A new study reveals the role specific clusters of genes take a role in the development of Schizophrenia. I leave below the link to the article Schizophrenia Revealed To Be 8 Genetically Distinct Disorders | IFLScience
  9. INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Pyroluria anyone have this problem or think they have it? Apparently 50% of people with mental illnesses have this condition and only 10% of people who have Pyroluria DON'T have a mental illness. I am currently being treated for this with suppliments - hope it works! What is pyroluria...
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