Living with anxiety problems can be experienced as being in a constant storm of shame and fear. For Scott Stossel's part, anxiety acts as an evil, self-fulfilling prophecy, he tells. He is working on an autobiographical book about living with anxiety problems.

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- The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and it was the vitality that seemed to flow away from me at that time.

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Lars (49) lives with anxiety and depression. - I am not one of the successful ones who comes forward with my story; I'm still ill, he says. 

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Anne Marie was 51 years old when she was diagnosed with ADHD: - I was very relieved, but also sad, because I have struggled a lot.

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Many people may feel tired, unsuccessful, sad, have thoughts of not wanting to live, and so on. In this post we get just such a description - on a REALLY bad day.

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For people who have experienced severe trauma and neglect, and who struggle to trust other people, there is no small thing when the psychological treatment involves therapist changes, and when one feels that they have been misinformed about the treatment. 

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Exercise helped Linn Bæra (31) recover from the eating disorder, writes BT.no. They point out that physical activity is recommended for most people with eating disorders, but at the same time that many with eating disorders need help to get a natural relationship with physical exercise.

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In a post in BTbatt, Jill Markussen (18) writes about self-harm. It is not self-harm that is the real problem. Self-harm is a survival strategy when one experiences that life cannot be mastered, and it is not otherwise possible to express the mental pain. 

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