How the hell does this mean schizoaffective disorder bipolar type
MENTAL STATUS: He is poorly built appears to be fairly nourished, appropriately groomed, oriented ×3, mood was down and anxious, affect was appropriate, some paranoia, positive visual hallucination. No suicidal ideation.
Every time I quit my meds I eventually ended up back in a psych ward except for earlier this year after I just got out of one and then quit my meds for about a month. I was determined not to go back since they’re so boring.
It’s just the way psychiatrists look at you. They use a special language to describe you, the patient, so they can prescribe medication or take other necessary action. They aren’t really like that in real life with their friends and family. You know all that anyway. Don’t stop your meds.