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Weird perception of time?

Why do I get a weird perception of time? Like. Sometimes I’ll look at the time and then a few minutes later I’ll look again, see what time is and think “wasnt it just that time?” What could that mean? I’m so scared that’s I am becoming psychotic or schizophrenic because I have these weird perceptions of time. It’s so weird. My friends has said it is just my anxiety. That all of my symptoms are just because of my anxiety. But then my anxiety bites me in the ass and I think I’m going crazy. Can anyone give me any insite?

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Hi, I have the same issue. I have ADHD and this phenomenon is called TIME BLINDNESS. Have you ever been diagnosed with ADHD? I don’t think you are psychotic at all, if you were, you might not even care.


I myself was not diagnosed with ADHD. But my older brother was diagnosed with ADD when he was 15 so it does run in the family. Maybe that is it? I also get really weird Deja Vu spells that only come about when I am anxious. They aren’t debilitating but they are scary because my brain perceives them as seizures. I have never had a seizure in my life but whenever it happens my anxiety kicks in and tells me I’m having a seizure. My therapist and many friends have also told me my Deja Vu is just my anxiety but I don’t know. It’s not that I don’t believe them it’s the fact that my anxiety overides the rational thinking and makes everything irrational.


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