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Voices in my head and Schizophrenia

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Hey, i'm waiting 2 see my psychaitrist t find out whether I hav schizophrenia, I reli do not think it is true, but I decided I wuld c wat other people think.
I basically get these people following me who are going 2 get me sometime, they never specify when. I dont know what they r going to do to me, but it is very bad, and will most likely be the worst possible thing they can do. I hav sumtimes seen them n they talk 2 me n tell me 2 do things that are stupid, like jump out a window. I accept that other people cant see them, but there is no doubt that they r there, and I think they couldnt just be created in my head. They hav also recently been telling me that I have to stop eating, and that all food is dirty inside me. I have been desperately eating to try and stop the beginnings of anorexia, but its just getting worse.
Do you have a clue what my psychaitrist may be thinking?
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replied May 14th, 2007
Mental Conditions Answer A2715
During paranoid schizophrenia, a person believes she can see or hear non-existing images and voices. People diagnosed with schizophrenia believe strongly in the existence of voices and images. Such unreal perception is called hallucination.
In your case, it seems that you are aware that images and voices that you see and hear are not real. Such types of recognized perceptions are called pseudo-hallucinations. Therefore, it doesn’t seem that you are experiencing schizophrenia, but you can consult a mental health professional nonetheless.




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