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I Live With Acute Ptsd and Anxiety

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    Hello

    I'm a 56 y.o guy that lives with cPTSD/anxiety/depression from Fire/EMS work.  I am not dead or crazy.  Just a nice guy stugling with a disorder most don't understand.  Hope to make knew friends and someday find that soulmate.  Love to talk to anybody ...
    mysihba mysihba 61-65, M 8 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    A Lifelong Struggle!

    I have been plagued with PTSD long before it was even classified as a diagnosis! Although it's roots are based in a miserable, abusive childhood, it didn't begin to interfere with my ability to function until I was in the Navy. I was officially discharged in 1973 with what was...
    gsryoga gsryoga 56-60, M 7 Responses Dec 20, 2009

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    The Grady Effect

    I’ve been fighting this wall I hit for over a month. Last night I stayed up too late watching "Doc Hollywood". In this place of "Stuck" I’ve been in for awhile, I have thought often about just moving away...from all of this. Seeking greener...
    mysihba mysihba 61-65, M 6 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    Not Sure

    I was diagoised with PTSD and was also told i have borderline personality disorder about 4 years ago. I was told recently that the name borderline personality disorder has been change to acute PTSD, can anyone tell me if this is correct.  I don't know much...
    i2befreed i2befreed 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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    And,,,

    It will be the death of me if I can't stop it from taking over me...the memories play around in my head everyday and they wont stop...
    FastLaneC3 FastLaneC3 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    PTSD & Anxiety

    I have self diagnosed the PTSD, I feel that I have this due to the rape and abuse history that I have.  And I have a doctor willing to confirm the anxiety that I deal with. lol 
    looneylulu looneylulu 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    What"s The Cure For Ptsd?

    According to the google, and medical books that I'v read the only solution for PTSD is deviation Help those person with PTSD by talking to them and listen to their problems THAT"S ALL GOD DAMNiT!!!   Try meditation and listening to music that is interactive Try...
    sherryblossom11 sherryblossom11 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 27, 2010

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