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FranzOren
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27 Apr 2021, 8:20 am

Can I lack empathy temporarily when I am in a psychotic episode? I attacked my corrupted military police according to my delusions and hallucinations that I used to have at the age of fifteen for one month and little did I know that I hurt innocent people without mens rea activate.

According to my psychosis, I did the right thing and I felt no regrets until I stopped being psychotic and I apologized for my disorderly conduct.



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27 Apr 2021, 11:27 am

I guess anyone in severe distress, real or imaginary, can naturally lack empathy.
Does some medication help with such episodes?


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27 Apr 2021, 12:08 pm

Yes! The medications helps.



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27 Apr 2021, 12:57 pm

That's good.
I think lacking empathy is natural when the mind gets overwhelmed by hallucinations.
Avoiding getting into such episodes (e.g. taking medication) seems the best thing to do.


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27 Apr 2021, 5:51 pm

Thank you!



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01 May 2021, 10:54 am

I have compassion but empathy is unreliable

But then nts have no empathy...it is in their head, it is not real

When i am angry/upset/annoyed compassion is hard to find but otherwise I am soft. Bit of a sweetie.



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01 May 2021, 10:55 am

NT's are harsh....