I have mentioned my major delusions in previous posts. In this post I will discuss my other delusions that I developed in my first psychotic phase in 2005. Advertisements
Today is my 33rd birthday. It is also the Defense Day of Pakistan. I mentioned this fact to psychiatrist even. He wrote one sentence about it in his official opinion. But I mentioned it in a much wider context of whole family that I was not able to discuss as I mentioned in this post.
Recently I suffered a personal tragedy. My father died on 14 August 2010. It was a moment of great grief for the whole family. In an earlier post I have mentioned the dates of births within our family. He was born on 4 July 1947. The 4th July is the Independence Day of America.
This was the most visible and expressive part of my illness. It was an important but not the only part of the disease. Whereas I remained secretive about my religious delusions, I was more than vocal about my personal delusions. This was very clear indication to my family and friends that I had some psychotic
This is in continuation of my previous post. As I have mentioned that it was the most stressful event of my life. I pointed this incident to the psychiatrist but he did not show any further interest and told me that I was not doing my duties properly. This incident happened in end 2003, in
This was the most stressful events of my life. It happened in end 2003 while serving in Quetta. I know it is bit odd to discuss service matters openly, but this incident had profound effects on my thinking. In this post I will copy the text of the ‘redress of grievances’. The redress was submitted
In this post I will narrate the incidents briefly that were main sources of delusional thinking. I will analyze them in more detail in future posts. (1) It was 8 January 1996. I was in Kohat undergoing aptitude tests for induction in Army. Far away, my grandfather aged 80 placed his stick, Jinnah cap and
According to English psychiatrist Anthony Storr, “Schizophrenics are probably the most isolated people in the world. They are also quite remarkably alike.” This blog is an attempt to break that rather self imposed shell. Schizophrenia is a severe mental illness. It affects a person’s behavior, emotions and thinking in an unprecedented way. It is characterized