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  1. koyaanisqatsi

    Anybody Familiar With GAF Testing For SPia or Depression?

    I'm wondering if anybody has any familiarity with Global Assessment Of Functioning (GAF) testing and how effective it is in accurately categorizing a person's actual functioning as a so-called "normal" person. I didn't know GAF testing existed until it bit me. Disclosure: I've applied for...
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    Fear Of Intimacy

    Hi all, I'm hoping that passing on information of this type is allowed. I haven't read and have no personal experience with this book. But I assume that there are people here who are struggling with intimacy issues as I have all my life. I stumbled across the following APA book: Fear of...
  3. koyaanisqatsi

    Having A Real Problem Answering This Question

    This may sound frivilous, but this question, or rather my inability to answer it, has troubled me for some time. I ask it as a life-long depressed, SPic. As I've grown older, the question seems more pressing, more urgent, and worst of all more relevant to me. The question: What makes people...
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    Psychiatrist from Hell!

    Anybody ever run into one? A couple weels ago, I saw the counseler for iniitial consultation. Pretty good. He seemed to ask the right questions. I mentioned suicidal thoughts, severe depression. Sensing that I may be a more at-risk patient than many, he arranged for me to see a psychitrist in a...
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    Can it be true?

    Can't believe there are people here at 5:00 AM, but it's no doubt a more reasonable time elsewhere. Can't sleep. SPia kept me awake most of night due to some things I must attend to today involving major life decisions I don't want to make and which could turn out disasterously. I find this...