I was diagnosed with ADD when I was in kindergarten but didn't get treated for it until a few years later. Last year I stopped taking medication for about 10months because I had to find a new doctor (my old one had gone overseas with his family) and I didn't know what to do.It was all really awful when I was off my meds. I couldn't trust myself not to do anything spontaneous and stupid and ended up cutting and putting myself in dangerous situations.When I found out my new doctor was going to be a psychiatrist (according to Australian law only a psych could prescribe my meds once I reached a certain age) I tried not to think much of it. But now it has been almost 3 months and I still haven't gone back to her. It isn't that she's awful, it is because now she knows all this stuff about me (eg. that I was raped when I was 7) and I just don't want to have to see her again because I know that she will bring it up and it scares me.
Missing Doctors Appointments
Welcome to A2A, REM2490. I can understand your feeling, but obviously you need that prescription. If you are not ready to talk about certain things, you should be able to tell your psychiatrist and she should leave them until you are able.
I think you need to start taking the medication again. Once your back on it things will change and you can focus your thoughts a little better. Go back and see her. You'll feel better in no time