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by ooby
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Post diagnosis Asperger's appointment
Replies: 4
Views: 2747

Re: Post diagnosis Asperger's appointment

I had a very supportive wife, and when she died I have a very supportive stepdaughter. Moving to be near her was a good move . Being under a new mental health trust made a big difference . I was under my last one from 1975- 1984(in Wales from 1984-1988) and 1988-2017 , and not a sniff of a referral ...
by ooby
Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Post diagnosis Asperger's appointment
Replies: 4
Views: 2747

Re: Post diagnosis Asperger's appointment

213 views and no response. Still I could be the person with 314 views and no response .
by ooby
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Post diagnosis Asperger's appointment
Replies: 4
Views: 2747

Post diagnosis Asperger's appointment

The post diagnosis appointment on the 26th of last month. It went better than expected. A lot of it focused on how executive functioning difficulties can affect us . Was given various support sheets which my stepdaughter is going to photocopy a few more of them ,and pin them in strategic places. I w...
by ooby
Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Rant Room
Topic: 'Elefriends' forum - far from friendly
Replies: 2
Views: 3968

Re: 'Elefriends' forum - far from friendly

I joined there,but I don't like the way posts are structured there. I haven't been on the site for 2 years or more.
by ooby
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Safe Room
Topic: Getting Upset With This Forum
Replies: 15
Views: 8692

Re: Getting Upset With This Forum

These forums have not been the same since Sane made the calamitously, unintelligent decision to stop private messaging .
Good posters left in droves because of it , and traffic slowed right down.
by ooby
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Safe Room
Topic: Help and advice?
Replies: 3
Views: 2644

Re: Help and advice?

I hope you can get the help you need. How do you do on the tests at https://www.aspietests.org/index.php ?
by ooby
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: Do i have psychosis/schizophrenia?
Replies: 1
Views: 1750

Re: Do i have psychosis/schizophrenia?

This is an American site,but the questions asked are relevant re psychosis . It can not diagnose you ,but gives an indicator as to whether you should see your GP or a psychiatrist about it.

https://screening.mentalhealthamerica.n ... /psychosis
by ooby
Fri May 31, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: The Kitchen
Topic: Link between altruism & suicidal tendencies?
Replies: 5
Views: 10803

Re: Link between altruism & suicidal tendencies?

Altruistic suicide is sacrifice of one's life to save or benefit others, for the good of the group, or to preserve the traditions and honor of a society. It is always intentional. Benevolent suicide refers to the self sacrifice of one's own life for the sake of the greater good.[1] Such sacrifice m...
by ooby
Fri May 31, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: The adverse effects of loneliness versus the adverse effects of social isolation?
Replies: 1
Views: 1689

The adverse effects of loneliness versus the adverse effects of social isolation?

It’s said that loneliness has an adverse effect on mental and physical health , but what about social isolation that may or may not involve feelings of loneliness? I’ve always been quite asocial , and although less socially isolated due to the nearness of my stepfamily still have a smaller than aver...
by ooby
Thu May 30, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Anyone remember Ooby
Replies: 9
Views: 5378

Re: Anyone remember Ooby

Yes-I was in full catastrophising mode about the move. My stepdaughter though insured everything went as smoothly as possible.

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