Written by: Neely
As a 24 year old female who has endured, suffered and been at the mercy of ill mental health I am inspired by campaigns by charities such as, Mind, Re-Think, and B-eat to talk. Having experienced discrimination, ignorance and stigma throughout my own struggles I truly believe that it is time to talk in order to reduce these negativities surrounding not only the topic of mental health, but also for those experiencing it.
Through diagnosis after diagnosis I remain in recovery for a disorder best described as somewhere between Borderline Personality Disorder and a Dissociative Disorder. In my time I have conquered my 5 year battle with Bulimia and am taking my final steps out of 3 years of Anorexia.
It has been almost 10 years of enduring mental ill health for me and my entire time in doing so has been swamped with sincere shame. It is time to change.
A Guide To Understanding Paranoid Disorder
How to Cope with Paranoia
Living with someone who has been diagnosed with paranoia requires patience, compassion, and strong personal boundaries. The following tips can help you provide the necessary support and assistance to help him in his struggle to overcome paranoia.
Encourage compliance with treatment – His mistrust may interfere with his willingness to take prescribed medications or attend therapy sessions. This occurs commonly in people being treated for paranoia and slows their recovery significantly. Encourage him to follow his treatment program.
I came across something that would best explain what personality disorders are like, so everyone can understand. I found these pictures and thought they were perfectly explained!!!