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My Story of Psychosis: Childhood to Now

January 26, 2019 Megan Rahm

My psychosis story has continued from childhood into adulthood. My psychosis story is unlike what others think psychosis is, so I tell it willingly at HealthyPlace.

My psychosis story is a huge part of my life. I have experienced hallucinations for as long as I can remember. As a teenager and young adult, finding explanations for what I was seeing and hearing became my quest.

In my early 20s, I was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, and treatment brought relief. This was one explanation I hadn't thought of. I continue to take psychiatric medication today, and while I'm not always completely symptom-free, I lead a full and active life.

Busting Stigma by Sharing My Psychosis Story

When I see psychosis portrayed on TV, in movies, or even just in Facebook posts, it's almost never like anything I've experienced. There's a lot of stigmas to bust, so I don't usually shy away from telling my psychosis story.

APA Reference
Rahm, M. (2019, January 26). My Story of Psychosis: Childhood to Now, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2019, August 24 from https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/recoveringfrommentalillness/2019/1/my-story-of-psychosis-childhood-to-now



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