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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...
    judylnclncty judylnclncty 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2011

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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...
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 3, 2012

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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...
    MissUnperfect MissUnperfect 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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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...
    greybull26 greybull26 26-30, F Sep 30, 2009

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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...
    simplicityx simplicityx 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1, 2009

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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...
    aprilk aprilk 31-35 1 Response Jul 12, 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...
    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...
    Efostere Efostere 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    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 5 days ago

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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 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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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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    No official diagnosis yet but it most likely CD. I have had migraines for 3 years. About 3 months ago I 'passed out.' I really don't remember myself. Here is what I do remember...
    Ajokd Ajokd 36-40, F Mar 22

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    I feel like since I stress out so much that when I don't have anything to stress out about something is wrong and it makes me stress out even more so. Weird but so true
    trulyblessed90 trulyblessed90 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

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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 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 7 hrs 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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    Its my work, have always been on top of it. But the last few months have been terrible, doing things which are not matching with my skills, with failures left right and centre. I...
    jammy15 jammy15 26-30, M 1 hr 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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    I woke up randomly at 3:30 this morning and haven't gone back to sleep. My stomach was fine and I was just stressed. A few minutes after I thought that I started having sort of gas...
    Raynbowe Raynbowe 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    For those of you who have this disease, you know it's not an easy one to deal with. It's annoying, painful, and stressful. You have to change your whole life style and listen very...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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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 4 days ago

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    Tips for bulimics NOTE- this list is tips on how to be safe with bulimia, not how to be bulimic. I recognize that there will always be people suffering with bulimia, and I think...
    dancer4444 dancer4444 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Ever since I was a child I have somehow fiddled with my hair. I didn't really have an abuse childhood or some traumatic experience that led me to this...i just did it. It started...
    brelbe brelbe 22-25, F Mar 21

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    I tried today and I was researching how to hang myself. I can across this post and I thought it would teach me. She actually saved my life it was called I tried to hang myself...
    ronarenae ronarenae 31-35, F Mar 20

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    Hi! I am a registered nurse with cerebral palsy and I was reading through many of these stories and I just wanted to 1. Share my own story 2. offer some advice for seeking pain...
    bandgeektc bandgeektc 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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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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    I'm sorry that this may sound weird. A couple of months ago something strange started happening to me. I could hear people calling out my name to me. I brushed it off as...
    WiredLife WiredLife 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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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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    It's gotten pretty worse, night by night, I dread getting in bed because my eyes can't close and rest. Everyday at 11pm my parents tell me to turn off my lights and "go to sleep...
    LolaBones LolaBones 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    My adult son has binge eating disorder. We have four children, all living at home, and this problem puts a gigantic shadow over the whole family. My son is totally obsessed with...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I haven't posted on this in so long but I'm really stuck and I don't know who to talk to about it . Background story : I was entering college as a biology major but during...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Since I've begun experiencing symptoms of depression, mostly anything my family does ****** me off. They may mean it, but the continuous stream of I love you's coming from their...
    Radjad Radjad 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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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 6 days ago

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    Recently been gone through a break up. I was stressed out because I really liked the guy but he would tell me that we had no chance if getting back together. Throughout spring...
    amandavynes amandavynes 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20