"paranoid_cataclysm - I agree with the imaginary sounds having a negative connotation associated with it.
Does anyone have trouble distinguishing whether the sounds are real or not, or are you able to tell most of the time? Because th..."
"While I have yet to actually attend a meeting held by this group, I have found a few meetings in my local area that I am considering.
Hope this helps you, and anyone else who might read this. ..."
"When I am in a psychotic state I tend to hear and see things. I can't say I've ever heard voices inside my head, minus myself, or when I'm recalling a situation involving what another person said. But, I do hear imaginary rings, beeps,..."
"You both are correct, in that the Abilify is a very low dose. I tried 2 mg, then 4 mg and it ended up throwing me into mania. My Psychiatrist suggested that one, I'm wired weird and two, my body just might metabolize my meds at a slowe..."
"My Psychiatrist recently prescribed 1 mg of Ativan to help with my agitation/irritability, which I am taking along with 1 mg of Abilify. I am to take 1 mg of Ativan in the morning and then another 1 mg in the afternoon. He did say that..."
"When I saw this, I thought this post, so I figured I'd share it with you all. C:
Hope this helps!
"Xila31 - I also experienced very similar auditory hallucinations, one of them would be a ringing phone, and the other would be my mom calling my name (even if she wasn't home, now that was distressing!).
Thursday_ - The Psychiatrist w..."
"Thanks for the wonderful feedback!
I have tried Lithium prior to Ativan, but it didn't help with the agitation or my Bipolar symptoms. I was unaware that was easy to build up a tolerance with Ativan, but that makes sense on how peopl..."
I'll try to keep this short. C:
I called my Pyschiatrist today to do my one-week check in with him, to let him know how I am doing on the 1 mg of Abilify. The 1 mg does not help very much with my irritability/agitation, bu..."
"Thanks for the feedback. Your idea of creating a 'safe pocket' sounds like a good, in fact I might have to start contemplating about making one.
I have this one scent that is made by Hollister (I don't remember the name though) that ..."
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