- We are going to have to take your clothes, phone, & other possessions.
- You can’t have those shoes. They are dangerous…
- No shoelaces…
- Can’t have those pants…
- Those bras aren’t allowed. They have wire.
- Can’t bring in outside food either.
- Are you seeing or hearing things that aren’t there?
- Yes, you ARE suicidal. I KNOW you are.
- I heard you aren’t cooperating.
- *Nurse #1 gives night-time pills. Nurse #2 tries to give exact same pills minutes later.* You won’t take them? No, you were NOT just given these. So then, you’re refusing medication? Is that right?
- *sigh* I heard that you refused your medications last night.
- *constantly ignores side effect concerns*
- Just take whatever pills they give you. You can stop once you get out.
- You get to leave tomorrow!
- Who said you get to leave tomorrow? I don’t know when you get to leave… but certainly NOT tomorrow.
- If you keep talking like that (i.e. manic speed), no one will take you seriously.
- STOP. THAT. NOW.
- Doctor 1: You need to be on SSRIs. Doctor 2: You need to be on lithium. Doctor 3: You need to be on a mood stabilizer and antidepressants. Doctor 4: You need to be on antipsychotics.
- There is no other psychiatrist you can see. *glare*
- Since you keep INSISTING on reading about side effects, I printed this off for you. *hands over 20+ pages of material on one drug*
- Why do you keep reading about bipolar disorder? You need to STOP.
- Where did you even get that psychopharmacology book from?
- CBT? What’s that?
- If you don’t take your meds, you’ll end up living under a bridge… on bath salts… eating the flesh off of someone’s face.
- What’s catastrophizing?
- Stop dancing. That’s not allowed. You’ll hurt youself.
- If you don’t take what I prescribe, you can’t leave.
- *opens door at night & floods room with light every few minutes*
- How long did you sleep last night?
- No, actually you didn’t really sleep. You should try to sleep more!
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I don’t like this post 😥😥
Fair enough. It isn’t a happy post.
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