... of war vets coming back from the Middle East. My son is a doctor and we had many discussions about the meds and therapy as well as the EMDR process. Have you had a good physical in a while? ... (3 replies)
... The post traumatic stress will slowly fade with time but of course you will never forget your father so you will have moments when you will cry it's normal but as long as you have good health, live pain free aside from the pain of his passing you will go on and be ok. ... (3 replies)
... brother having sex with me, etc. Would all that I have been through be classed as trauma because I can barely get tasks done throughout the day because I keep thinking about everything bad that's happened to me. ... (2 replies)
... but they are so mild that they dont realize thats what it is. To them, its just a memory that wont go away, they dont see it as reliving the event. ... (4 replies)
... While coming to terms with my PTSD, I've heard the disorder described as a normal reaction to an abnormal event. ... (4 replies)
... being is very important. I feel your frustration because I felt the weight of my responsibilites at the time, as well. ... (14 replies)
... ing what to do with it. It is SO sad! He follows me around the house and doesn't have a clue what he is doing. For some reason he is very unsteady on his feet as well. ... (14 replies)
... As far as the "Grand Scheme of Things".... I look at it like this. "Life is a Circus, Plan accordingly"..... ... (14 replies)
... Just accept things and remember that "He only gives a person as much as He feels that person can handle. ... (14 replies)
... I know that it was no coincidence. Even more amazing, the psychiatrist that he will be seeing is strangly connected to us as well. ... (14 replies)
... Dear Carmen,
I know that your DH has been having a rough time and there is no coincidence that the psychologist and the physician were there at that point in time. It was meant to happen this way.
There seems to be some light emitting from the end of that proverbial tunnel and that is refreshing news. Embrace the help.
If you don't mind me asking, when is the... (14 replies)
... extremely helpful and his specialty is with PTSD. He said he can't make an accurate diagnosis without seeing him, but he wants to try to taper him off the meds as soon as he can get him more treatment for the PTSD. He thought he sounds like a classic case of misdiagnosis. ... (14 replies)
... I posed a few questions as to get a better picture of your options. ... (14 replies)
... He was diagnosed because he was psychotic...which they attributed to mania, and he also used cocaine and alcohol. At first, I accepted the diagnosis as an answer for the psychosis. But, as this has progressed, the diagnosis doesn't seem to fit. ... (14 replies)
... Also tried EMDR. Found it very hard at the time as I was dealing with a lot of the repressed stuff and some of the stuff I had always remembered. ... (1 replies)
... I'm more concerned with how you are feeling with the ptsd symptoms, because as females we know that there will always be men who want to get with us. ... (4 replies)
... I was sexually assaulted as a child and so I avoided guys (and I'm a lesbian actually) like the plague (I only recently came to that realization) and so now that a guy is being overly aggressive and flirty with me (he's 27 and i'm 18) my PTSD is flaring up and my hands are shaking while typing this and I can block him on my phone, but we are part of the same organization at... (4 replies)
... I had to do all the memories the hard way......reliving them all...but I 've done it.....not finished yet....but hard as it was , sad as it was ....I am better for doing it...wishing you all the best... ... (2 replies)
... My condolences on the death of your beloved dog. I would feel the same as you and feel the grief and guilt probably forever. It wasnt your fault, and while we all grow through our experiences.... ... (2 replies)
I am so sorry that you are hurting so bad. I know that feeling so well!
I say it as I see it, I get right to the point, (probably too bluntly for anyone to hear, I know), but trust me when I say there is hope.
Distraction is a good tip. . . But having the energy to move in the first place is so hard. Try really hard and you will make it.
Thoughts are just that -... (2 replies)