I'm back on Eugenia Cooney and eating disorders' rabbit hole.
Because I take benzodiazepine for my disorders, my ADHD-ridden brain came up with this idea to try out the commercially-available drug test kit. The result is this blog post.
Three out of 5 of my former and current prescribed daily pills are classified as psychotropics here in Indonesia. Here's a review for how they helped me and my mental health.
To some extent, I am thankful for Awkarin for speaking up on her bipolar disorder and how the TV infotainments picked up on that, bringing awareness to wider audience.
These are random stories I want to write about my psychiatric diagnoses and doctor visits that are either too short, or I just couldn't fit in any of the previous #MHJ parts. Stories including wrong stereotypes of psychiatric patients, opening up with your therapist, and supplemental coping mechanisms besides psychotropic medications.
I am not against self-diagnosis IF and IF ONLY it made you better prepared for your actual professional diagnosis by your psychiatrist. Here's my story on that.