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I Have Post-traumatic Stress Disorders

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders. You're not alone. 44 People

    I'm Not Defined By A Disability

    One of the problems in having PTSD is the social stigma surrounding it and other emotional and mental disorders. The media and others have portayed people with PTSD as psychos who go postal on others. This narrow minded thinking has cause untold damage and made it difficult for...
    judylnclncty judylnclncty 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2011

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    My World As I Know It

    in 2007 i was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder i am manic depressive i have low self esteem and i have female medical condition and this all within the last 10 years ever since my mom died in 1999 i feel my world is turned upside down i feel lost and confused with no...
    aprilk aprilk 31-35 1 Response Jul 12, 2009

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    Post-traumatic Stress

    Post-traumatic stress,Not a friend of mine,I know,Been there,Done that,Massive quakes,I foresaw,To a tee,Only the beginning,Since then,Post-traumatic stress,I've known,Hope one day,It'll be no more.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 3, 2012

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    The Past Haunts Me

    Now my story isn't so tragic but all my life I was made fun of severely to a point where my old friend posted fat fliers about me with my cellphone number on them around school. I remember I heard everyone laughing and when I turned around there was a mob of people...
    simplicityx simplicityx 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1, 2009

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    3 Years Old

    i have ptsd due to the fact i was mulested repeatedly since i was 3 years old now i live my life in fear and reliving my trama evert single day my flash backs are so strong sometimes i cant stand going through them i started emdr a year ago but never finished i hope i can get...
    italianbaby2013 italianbaby2013 18-21, F Feb 1, 2012

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    Honestly, this one story is pretty harsh.

    At a college in Nebraska, it was completely boring. Extremely isolated and not much to eat besides McDonald's. I did not have to work, but I was part of the golf team, which traveled frequently. There was a gap in our season because of the holidays and the snowy weather. So...
    Efostere Efostere 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    Neurosis Is the Norm

    I suffer from extreme social anxiety that has developed as I have grown into adulthood.  Major depression with dystopia and neurosis and personality conflicts follow close behind.  I believe the foundation for all of this CRAP is the few childhood sexual...
    greybull26 greybull26 26-30, F Sep 30, 2009

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    Stress...

    I live life and life its self makes you stressed, i suffer from ptsd due to getting raped (there is a story about it on my page) i suffer with it everyday i worry and stress like there is no tomorrow....sometimes i wish my brain would just stop thinking....its to the point that i...
    MissUnperfect MissUnperfect 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Life seems so complicated and stressful. I miss when I was care free and naive with no worries at all. This is turning into a nightmare of a night.
    Anarai Anarai 26-30, F Mar 31

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    Another nightmare about my ex. It's been over 4 years. Only this last year did I start taking anti-anxiety meds to help sleep. The doctor wanted me on ambien... Hell no. I'm not...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    They pile in on me.... Memories ..... fast and furious. A kaleidoscope of vivid pictures fly through my mind.. Instantly. I can feel the fear, remember the feelings it brought with...
    simplylee simplylee 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Above is a photo of Flexural psoriasis which I found after spending a long time researching,it's not me but it looks exactly how my armpits look nearish their worst flareups except...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I have to be stressed out but I'm not sure how to handle/mitigate it. I stopped drinking coffee/caffeine as it was causing me major panic attacks. Those have since died down but...
    cjkord cjkord 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 4

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    I think I have PD but I'm not entirely sure. I tried to explain it to my family/friends but they don't seem to get it. I'm frustrated half the time and it seems to get worse with...
    hani91 hani91 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I have a question for everyone :) So I was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome a few years ago and am aware about it for a while now. Lately, however I have been having random...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    So after all that has happened I thought it was all turning round. Turns out I was wrong. My exams are coming up in a few weeks and my anxiety is giving me trouble, which is making...
    tomb33 tomb33 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I know this is very controversial, but I want to share a few things about exorcism / deliverance ministry with regard to epilepsy / seizure disorders. As a Christian I do...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F Apr 7

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    I am obsessed with my body. I just want to be skinny. Why am I so fat? After having binge eating during a year I took a lot of weight then Mia came. She forced me to throw up...
    assia25 assia25 16-17, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I got herpes as a teenager from being raped by an older acquaintance who had given me alcohol and pills (my first time doing either) It's been almost 3 years now but every time I...
    artthou artthou 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    What an awful day. I wake up and have been completely out of it. Everything felt surreal. I felt unsettled. Like something was wrong or something bad was happening. So that was...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    For as long as I can remember, I have always picked at any and all scabs that formed on my body. Whether it was from scratching a bug bite so much that it broke skin or it was...
    jenmarie520 jenmarie520 26-30, F Apr 5

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    Hey everyone my name is Aneesah and I have just been diagnosed with psychosis and mild depression.Just a little history :so last year this time i tried to commit suicide i...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I am fourteen years old and I have been dealing with trichotillomania for almost 10 years now. I started pulling when I was 5 years old. Before I pulled i twirled my hair a lot. I...
    mentalhatchet mentalhatchet 13-15, F 43 mins ago

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    I'm 16 years old.There are 10 days till my birthday.I've been depressed for good 3 years.My whole puberty was a great mess.One year and two months ago,I got bulimic.Before that,I...
    mystiquebelle mystiquebelle 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Okay so I hit my boyfriend.. Well.. It was supposed to be a ""get out of my way"" push, and it ended up being a "get the f*** out my way punch.. The way it all happened was...
    ciemariee ciemariee 16-17, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I don't normally write stuff, but today I'm reaching out. After 13 years with no insurance I'm finally seeing a Doctor. I was diagnosed with low thyroid in 1998, but after...
    InvisibIe InvisibIe 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    2 very engaging and vivid ones last night. I feel like they're important and I'm still trying to decipher them. In the first one it was my brother's birthday again and all his...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Well, I new here and heck I may even be too young. But excuse me if i'm doing this wrong but, I have recently lost the will to live. I have a high case of social anxiety, a sleep...
    MatthewNS MatthewNS 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was also a manipulative child. As I got older, I was stubborn, argumentative, and deceptive. I realized at a young age that my mom didn't have the mental constitution to stand...
    AlwaysAnUphillBattle AlwaysAnUphillBattle 26-30 Mar 26

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    i KNOW i can help. I have had Vestibular Migraines for 4 years now and I have a step by step way to take back control of your life and go back to living. Now before i go any...
    SOPHDOG SOPHDOG 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I understand where you are. Stress can cloud your mind, blind you for seeing and focusing. Stress many time make you do things which you don't want to do but don't see a way out...
    aspanker43232 aspanker43232 61-65, M Mar 24

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    Hey everyone... For the past few days I have been stressed. I haven't been able to control my emotions. I'm feeling angry and depressed. I also have headaches which usually come...
    Jakeuk Jakeuk 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So I sat back and reflected on how much has changed over the past few years. A few years ago I was just coming into acceptance of my situation. I had got to a point where I was...
    AbbyVents AbbyVents 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 23

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    I've known I've had some type of eating disorder for a while now, but not anorexia or bullemia, since I don't completely starve myself, and I definitely don't purge. I looked up...
    Katalo10 Katalo10 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Every night I have a nightmare. Last year I found out I also had sleep paralysis. Since I was 5 I've had nightmares, after thirteen years of counselling, and a shed load of...
    missmae95 missmae95 18-21, M Mar 25

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    He Allowed It All-After my father's arrest conflict broke out between his mother and my mother. My mother wanted a divorce&to return to America with us kids. My grandmother wanted...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Since as long as I can remember I have had the feeling that my whole body isn't mine. My face is, my collarbones are and my hands and feet too, but the rest is not. My shoulders...
    EprilYuan EprilYuan 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I have been diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder along with Major Depressive Disorder and Avoidant Personality Type as of this past month. I've had this diagnosis since...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Day #2 of b/p free YAY :-) Still feel that binge from 2 days ago yes I know it was really quite bad. Skipped lunch but I have to eat dinner bcos I don't want my family to suspect I...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F Apr 1

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    My problem with getting this diagnosis was that I used to not like the fact that everyone gets labels. I mean, I still feel like certain terms get thrown around way too casually...
    showusyoursouls showusyoursouls 18-21, F Apr 1

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    When I was in 6th grade, I auditioned for varsity choir at my school. The teachers in charge humiliated me in front of everyone because I panicked and forgot the melody of the song...
    vlop vlop 13-15, F Apr 2

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    I have suffered from it for several years now. I've been to the eating disorder clinic twice but I felt very uncomfortable and I felt like the nurse was staring at my belly. Right...
    GSSB GSSB 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm a 15 year old. I'm kinda wimpy,depressed,secretly evilish, and care about people and the world in general but i've also been physchologically scared by traumatic events and...
    JalilTobi JalilTobi 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I had it rough growing up. The first 5 years of my life were very traumatic. Born prematurely and at 24 weeks. Spent the next 6 months of my life in an incubator being fed...
    Findingteesh Findingteesh 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I wanted to share a couple of excerpts from the book "Getting Past the Affair- A Program To Help You Cope, Heal and Move On---Together or Apart" by Douglas K. Snyder, PhD, Donald...
    Selfhelpme Selfhelpme 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I don't think I'd ever tell anyone but I might as well. I have Schizoaffective Disorder which, in a basic definition, it's like Bipolar and Schizophrenia, some people have...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    All of the women of in my family have ESP. We've always had from the beginning. We all different forms of ESP. But is it strange that every female in my moms side of the family...
    SimplyZero SimplyZero 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well who doesn't. And let's be honest there is nothing more annoying then someone who tells you with tedious frequency what they dream. My own dream repeats itself weekly, and I...
    Ghost48 Ghost48 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have not been diagnosed. However, lately I started looking up more information about anxiety disorders. I'm 31 and have been shy and quiet my entire life. I thought it was...
    CamillaRhodes CamillaRhodes 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I don't not trust people because I've been through some traumatic event. I just see people differently than most people. I see them for what they are, and who they are as a person...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have bipolar disorder and have had a recent bout of psychosis which was my first episode. It was terrifying. I also battle with eating disorders. I feel like I'm going around in...
    Doryloo23 Doryloo23 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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