I am hoping someone might be able to share their thoughts on this mental health condition, narcissistic injury. I have been diagnosed with this condition, narcissistic injury 18 months ago. I am sometimes overwhelmed by terribly violent thoughts but they are no were near as controlling as what they used to be. Sometimes the thoughts are like an out of control missile which can turn on me, suicide, self harm. It causes me incredible mental distress and pain, the pain may last for short moments, hours and long days. I have been admitted to a psychiatric hospital on three occasions. You feel so distressed sometimes because it is off the charts. When in hospital I was told it was not appropriate to share my thoughts with other patients as it may scare them. The only persons i can tell is my psychotherapist, who I am very lucky to have and some close friends.
- Any feedback this character (villian) receives is usually perceived as a personal attack in him self which sends him into an inner rage, this rage is often disproportional to the ‘offence’ and will manifest itself through extreme irrational thoughts. I call it rage but actually it is really a very deep sense of pain and hurt. The villain is narcissist very pre-occupied with him self, he is at his best (worst) when something important needs to be done. This villain is not some random fictitious thing that has just appeared out of no where, he was conceived out of a need to serve a purpose, which was up until now, helping me cope and survive - hope this make sense.
The hospital that i have been going to is actually very relaxing, the staff are fantastic and there is a real feeling of community among the patients. I would encourage anyone with a mental health issue to speak to their doctor about getting an admission. But mine is a private clinic so I am not sure how this compares to some public psych hospitals.
Never the less I am really interested in hearing from someone with this condition, As a consequence I have developed anxiety and am on AD and I am in fear of when the next episode may happen. Does any one out there have this condition.
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