The type I have means I get all the paranoia and psychosis of the schizophrenia, with all the anxiety and depression of a mood disorder. I'm 41 now, and was only diagnosed a decade ago, despite having lived with this most of my life. Like mine did, symptoms usually begin in early adulthood. I fell in love for the first time when I was I was totally open with him about the mental health problems I had at the time.
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I've been with my husband Gord for 14 years and married to him for eight. Nine years before I met him, I was diagnosed with my mental illness trifecta: It took me five years to actually accept that I had mental illness. So when I met Gord, I'd had about four years of recovery under my belt.
Probably nothing good. His behavior deteriorated for a year, though he recalls warning signs as early as two to three years prior. He was in his first year of college when he noticed changes in his mental health: There are additional early warning signs to look out for, especially among adolescents. In the U.
I am 40 now female. In the last 20 years I had 3 psychotic experiences and also depression. I have tried to know my sickness in order to cope with it in a safe manner. After 5 years of therapy and medication I feel much better.