Anonymous-Z

www.anonymous-z.yolasite.com

In association with PsyCope 'Coping with Psychosis'

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PSYCHIATRIC PROFILE

ETHNICITY:

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IMMIGRATION STATUS:

Caucasian - White Other

Female

14/06/1987

January 2009 - Paranoid Schizophrenia (Psychosis)

Cape Town, South Africa

British Citizen (Immigrated July 2004)


SYMPTOMS: Auditory and visual hallucinations, altered/unusual beliefs, active states of consciousness, psychosis.

REFERRAL: Community Treatment Team - Early Intervention in Psychosis via G.P, January 2009

MEDICATION:

Past: Olanzapine (Zyprexa) - 5-20mg / Abilify (Aripiprazole) 10-30mg / Quetiapine (Seroquel)[+ Fumerate] 50-450mg / Respirdal (Respiridone) - 2-4mg  only / Respirdal 2mg & Abilify 10mg (*combination lowers prolactin level) /  PRN Nitrazapam 5mg / Diazepam 5mg PRN

Current: Risperidone 2mg at night / Risperidone 0.5g PRN / Diazepam 2mg PRN (2019)

INVESTIGATIONS: Catscan & EEG (2011) - results normal

PROBLEMS: Ongoing recurrence of symptoms of various degrees at various times. Thought broadcasting, unassociated thinking/thoughts, repetitive awareness of thoughts, alternative symptoms (music/sounds etc.), sometimes 'voices' - mostly late at night before bedtime.

PROGNOSIS: To continue with personal recovery process - healthy body, healthy mind - seek to help others and indulge in 'Coping Strategies'.

Training courses attended:

Southern Health NHS FT, Recovery College, Southampton

Harbourside Training, Community Action Fareham

Harbourside Training, Community Action Fareham

RAISE Mental  Health Ltd, Basingstoke

WACA Learning, Winchester

Voice Collective, MIND in Camden, London

Tracey Butler, RAISE Talk, Winchester

Mental Health Befriending Service (MHBS), Winchester

Rufus May, Talk, London

Jaco Bruwer, Talk, Winchester

 

Holding the hope; 1-day course

Introduction to fundraising; 1-day course

Training for designated-safeguarding officers (meet the LADO); 1-day course

Self-harming behaviours in-depth; 1-day course

Safeguarding adults & children course; 1-day course

Group facilitation training for hearing voices groups; 3-day course

Recovery approaches to mental health issues; 1-day course

Volunteer befriending training & enhanced DBS check clearance; 1-day course

Medication, psychosis & recovery; 1-day course

Lifestyle affecting mental health; 1-day course

October 2015

February 2014

February 2014

March 2013

June 2013

September 2012

August 2012

July 2012

July 2012

June 2012

Recovery talks given:

World Hearing Voices Congress 2012, Cardiff, UK

Nottingham Mental  Health Voluntary Assocation Conference, 2013, Nottingham, UK

Give, Gain & Grow, 2015, Gosport, UK

'How to mix music like a DJ as a coping strategy for hearing voices....'

Recovery story

Recovery story

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*This website was last updated December 2018