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please

This is a post about advice I would give to people who have loved ones with anxiety, or other mental illnesses. Please be sensitive. I’ve been thinking a lot about the hardest part of being diagnosed, telling people and living with my anxiety. For me, it was other people’s denial, or trivialisation of it. So […]

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citalopram

The story so far: I’ve talked to my doctor and she has helped me out with some advice, talking therapies and she has offered me two medications, one of which is citalopram (aka celexa or celexapro). So I took the citalopram prescription to Boots. And the whole time I felt like I was being judged. […]

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my first appointment

In brief, then, the story so far is that I worked out from google that I had dermatillomania (skin picking) and anxiety and was already booked in an appointment with the docs to talk about my skin but now I am about to talk about my anxiety. I had seen this doctor before, so I […]

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dermatillomania

So in addition to reflecting back on my most memorable memories, I wanted to also discuss some of the issues surrounding my own mental health; from a video about dermatillomania, to diagnosis, to present day. The doctors appointment in which I discussed my anxiety for the first time actually happened a bit by chance. I […]

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