Psych Central

What's Happening in the Community Today
Welcome to our newest members:
Sunny&Bright, Bluski33, acaciagirl1, SpicyNoodle, Somi, moni_now, ambassadorx, A SCUBA Shoe, karnsteins, Evandor
New in last 24 hours: 101 Members, 1805 Posts
Welcome to the Forums at Psych Central.
If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Welcome to our community! Come in and introduce yourself to other members!! Please read our Community Guidelines and the FAQ before posting.
Sub-Forums: General Q&A Forum
30,281 206,055
Share in a fun, healthy distraction about your pets, plants, hobbies, music and any other general non-mental health related topic you'd like to discuss (within the guidelines).
17,123 331,573
For support and help with your personal mental health issues that don't fit into a specific mental health topic.
by seaecho
Yesterday 09:36 PM Go to last post
17,622 195,308
For community feedback, announcements and for technical support for the community.
by pegasus
Yesterday 12:56 PM Go to last post
4,885 26,727
We could all use a virtual hug sometimes! This is the place to offer yours to others, as well as congratulations, kudos, and positive affirmations.
7,086 62,501
Have a mental health, psychology, or treatment-related question? Ask your question & get a quick answer. Led by pegasus.
Yesterday 08:41 PM Go to last post
852 5,996
This Sanctuary is a place for people of all spiritual beliefs and faiths to offer support and compassion to each other in the form of prayers, meditation, and expressions of spirituality. This forum is for support, not religious debate.
by (JD)
Yesterday 12:30 PM Go to last post
2,636 29,518
For the discussion of issues relating to relationships and how to improve communication in a relationship.
16,439 141,168
What are Emotions? How do we recognize them? How do we deal with them positively?
Yesterday 07:54 PM Go to last post
4,239 29,722
Discuss your scores and offer feedback on The Sanity Score here.
07-27-2015 03:37 AM Go to last post
2,289 6,405
For discussion, information & emotional support surrounding work and career issues, such as how to deal with difficult co-workers, conduct yourself at a job interview, and more.
Yesterday 10:30 PM Go to last post
1,377 10,212
For discussions about school, study habits, picking a major, etc.
Today 12:09 AM Go to last post
1,600 11,089
Have sleep issues? Want a dream interpreted?
by signets
Yesterday 02:42 PM Go to last post
3,526 16,367
For discussion and dialogue regarding current events, news and topics related to mental health, human behavior and psychology.
Sub-Forums: News Headlines
25,758 57,818
How do we pay for treatment? For discussion on private insurance, sliding scale, Medicare, SSDI, Medicaid, etc.
by Perna
07-27-2015 10:51 AM Go to last post
682 6,082
A place for poetry, stories, songs, and anything else inspired by your own creativity.
Today 12:10 AM Go to last post
14,491 92,556
Mental Health Support
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
A place for people who grapple with addictions, including substance abuse or alcoholism.
by somat
Today 12:48 AM Go to last post
3,544 27,606
by Tay25
Yesterday 10:04 PM Go to last post
703 5,401
General discussion and support for those who have anxiety disorders, including social anxiety, panic attacks and all phobias.
7,990 56,794
For all autism and autism-spectrum disorders.
by Nike007
Yesterday 11:01 PM Go to last post
780 6,377
For the discussion and support of people who have attention deficit disorders.
1,863 11,802
For the discussion and support of individuals who suffer from bipolar disorder and mania (or hypomania).
by Ripose
Today 01:08 AM Go to last post
23,901 264,662
07-28-2015 09:49 PM Go to last post
8 83
For the discussion and support of those who cope with depressive disorders, including dysthymia. No posts on suicidal intentions or actions are allowed.
Yesterday 11:08 PM Go to last post
24,266 222,646
For support of people with depersonalization & dissociative disorders (such as DID, also known as multiple personality disorder).
Yesterday 11:47 PM Go to last post
7,591 78,156
For the discussion and support of folks who deal with eating issues, such as anorexia, bulimia, and overeating.
Yesterday 10:04 PM Go to last post
3,721 23,643
For discussion and support of those who grapple with a learning disorder.
07-28-2015 03:12 PM Go to last post
21 122
General discussion and support for folks with obsessive compulsive disorders, OCPD, dermotillomania, and trichotillomania.
Yesterday 11:48 PM Go to last post
1,468 7,915
The place to visit if you have questions or need support regarding a personality disorder or concern.
8,839 87,292
A place for support of people who are coping with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
by Nike007
Yesterday 11:54 PM Go to last post
4,322 39,347
by CrazyLo
Today 12:51 AM Go to last post
635 6,050
A place for folks who have a schizophrenic, delusional or psychotic disorder, as well as support for their loved ones and family.
Yesterday 11:51 PM Go to last post
4,230 102,268
A safe place to support one another in dealing with and helping each other to reduce self injury behaviors.
by Bill3
Yesterday 08:37 PM Go to last post
7,670 65,824
For all somatic disorders, including somatic disorders, illness anxiety, conversion disorder, factitious disorder, and the old somatoform disorder.
20 130
A place for people being abused and the survivors of abuse, whether it be childhood, adult, emotional, psychological or physical abuse.
Yesterday 11:10 PM Go to last post
6,514 57,982
Treatments and Self-Care Strategies
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
A place to discuss psychotherapy issues, such as transference, choosing a therapist, when to terminate, etc.
31,537 609,160
For the discussion of psychiatric medications, side effects, experiences with, etc.
by -jimi-
Yesterday 11:16 PM Go to last post
7,721 58,209
The place to discuss all other forms of treatment, including ECT, rTMS, herbs, supplements, etc.
Yesterday 01:07 PM Go to last post
514 4,124
A place to share goal setting and self-help ideas. Please also check out the online book, Psychological Self-Help by Dr. Clay Tucker-Ladd.
592 7,287
Learn the steps to better self-esteem, and help others find better self-esteem too.
989 12,139
Health & Other Support
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
We often have to deal with physical ailments, illnesses and concerns in addition to, or helping to cause, our mental health concerns. You may also want to visit NeuroTalk for your neurological and general health concerns.
Today 12:07 AM Go to last post
3,166 26,872
by (JD)
07-24-2015 06:47 PM Go to last post
393 2,733
A helpful place to visit for support when you've lost a loved one, either through death or some other kind of loss.
2,185 17,755
A support group focused on people who have been laid off or negatively impacted by the current recession.
Yesterday 10:23 AM Go to last post
319 2,023
A place where caregivers, family, concerned friends and partners of people with a mental health issue can come for advice, guidance and mutual support about how best to help a loved one in their life with a mental health or other concern.
1,649 9,821
For anyone who suffers from chronic pain.
Yesterday 09:53 PM Go to last post
878 7,531
Want to share advice on parenting, offer support to other parents, or ask a parenting question?
by Ruftin
07-27-2015 06:26 PM Go to last post
742 6,559
For topics and support focused on men's issues. Men only.
by Mike_J
07-24-2015 02:55 PM Go to last post
309 2,972
For topics and support focused on women's issues. Women only.
1,555 16,531
For frank and open discussion about sexuality, sexual identity (gay/lesbian/transgendered/bisexual), sexual problems and sexual issues.
Yesterday 01:41 PM Go to last post
2,451 27,525
Emotional support & information for people who are transgendered or are other-gendered. Trans, nonbinary & questioning only.
by -jimi-
Yesterday 10:02 PM Go to last post
228 1,950
Do you have psychology questions you want answered but cannot find the answer to? (Archive only.)
12-05-2014 12:33 AM Go to last post
640 5,693
A place for teenagers to call their own home here at Psych Central. Please, only teenagers should post here.
07-25-2015 05:12 PM Go to last post
41 203
For older members who'd like to have a place to call their own. Please, 55 and older only.
Yesterday 09:57 PM Go to last post
64 1,609
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
For social community games.
1,897 1,041,905
The place to answer the Question of the Month, posted by DocJohn.
by elin95
Yesterday 01:49 PM Go to last post
315 15,285
For posting of your recipes and positive tips for successful and healthy living, for body and soul.
07-26-2015 11:32 AM Go to last post
919 5,967
For all of your personal classified ads and job postings that you want the community to know about. No spam please.
by Incubus
07-26-2015 07:08 PM Go to last post
149 823
Post videos, video links, lyrics, podcasts, and whatever else of interest created by others.
7,107 35,578
Our Partners
Partner websites and related communities.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Visit NeuroTalk, our sister community, for support with a neurological concern such as Parkinson's or RSD.
- - -
Visit the Student Doctor Network if you're a student in psychology and want to chat with other students.
- - -

What's Going On?
Forums at Psych Central Statistics
Forums at Psych Central Statistics
Threads: 388,782, Posts: 4,554,199, Members: 372,095
Welcome to our newest member, Sunny&Bright

Contains New Posts   Forum Contains New Posts
Contains No New Posts   Forum Contains No New Posts

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:09 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® — Copyright © 2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.



The material on this site is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice,
diagnosis or treatment provided by a qualified health care provider.
Always consult your doctor or mental health professional before trying anything you read here.


HomeAbout UsContact UsPrivacy PolicyTerms of UseDisclaimer
Forums HomeCommunity Guidelines Help

Helplines and Lifelines
eTrust Pro Certified