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am hearing voices in my head telling me to hurt!

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im 12 and i am hearing voices in my head telling me to hurt myself by banging my head on the walls or simply cutting myself. i dont kno what it is. sometimes i run away for a couple of hours with a knife in my pocket, climb a tree to get away from people and then hurt myself up there. i tell my mom that i fell from a tree a couple of times for a excuse.i hear the voices all the time just saying to hurt myself and tell me im no good and i have no purpose in life. i will get in fights in school and with my sisters. i cant hit them back but i let them hit me. i dont know if im crazy or not but when i do get in fights it feels like my arms and legs just shut down so i cant hit back. please, if you think you know what is wrong with me please reply and tell me. i check this website all the time. before i came on this sight they told me to do all this. the voices telling me to stop im no good im no good im no good im no good im no good hurt myself bleed die. please help me

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replied April 1st, 2011
Schizophrenia Answer A21524

It seems hearing voices is a major problem you are facing right now. And the other problem is the need to hurt yourself. It will be difficult to diagnose anything online, but your symptoms do seem to be a part of psychosis. Please consult a Psychiatrist for a thorough evaluation and diagnosis.

Take care.

Abhijeet Deshmukh, MD

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