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I Think Ive Got Ptsd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    I Wonder If This Is Typical Of Ptsd...

    This is just one instance of my fear, anxiety, paranoia, etc. surfacing. I know PTSD isn't something that can be diagnosed over the internet, but I was just wondering if anybody out there can relate to this.I hate that I get so irrationally paranoid. Just now, I was...
    rachynymph rachynymph 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    I have mild PTSD. I show a lot of the symptoms

    but not too intensely. But sometimes, something happens, it's like a switch gets flipped and I panic. I'm overcome by anxiety and fear. I can't have anyone behind me, I need to everyone in the room so no one sneaks up on me. If someone touches me, I flail at them ready to...
    missalkali missalkali 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Is This Ptsd?

    i have heard about ptsd for so long but i never thought it would be a problem for me. i went to iraq twice and  only one thing happened to me there.  i witness a women a her baby being stoned to death.  that happened in 2007 and lately i have been having nightmares...
    tabbikat tabbikat 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2010

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    Racism Isn't Cool

    It started in ninth grade, I went to a Catholic highschool, there were white supremisits there, skinheads, possably kkk. I am an Anishinaabe kwe. My Nokomis was a residential school survivor. I was adopted out, so I never knew her, but I know that she carried alot of...
    Jaky Jaky 19-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    Can Someone Help?

    I think I've got PTSD, but I'm not sure if I'm too young.  I'm fourteen years old, but I fit the whole description of someone with this disorder.  Could someone tell me if there is an age range for such a thing? I had some very intense events happen to...
    ilovepandas102 ilovepandas102 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    Can you have PTSD from Emotional abuse?

    I also have memory gaps from since i was little. My mom was emotionally abusing me all these years and still to this day i cant stand anyone yelling or shouting (even if its not to me) i panic and i feel like im drowning. This is not all the times but there are nights that i...
    sarofan sarofan 22-25, F Jan 6

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    My Ptsd

     I haven't been writing here but I have been very busy and not well. My asthma seems to be getting worse even when I go out side I feel that I have to stop and take deep breath. I've been having frequent asthma and the cough. Well my PST is the same I see my therapists on...
    suzieq009 suzieq009 41-45 Jan 4, 2009

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    Info On Ptsd

     PTSD veries different from person to person. My PTSD is the unwanted memories sometimes it comes very strong and clear especially during the night. It bothers me so much I have problems going to sleep. With me it's the smells and certain noise. Also the DREAMS. I have been...
    suzieq009 suzieq009 41-45 1 Response Dec 11, 2008

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    well yes and no. I have PTSS which is supposedly less severe than PTSD. If it is less severe then I can't imagine what people with PTSD go through every day/week/year. Makes me...
    ES1497 ES1497 18-21 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I have PTSD as a result of abuse. I have been able to survive most of the effects of it. Here's how shows I watch, if it has something in the show that makes me want to close my...
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    The sensuality of a woman who is in a later stage of pregnancy,in my mind is one of the most beautiful females alive. The way they glow,the way they look,the way they just make you...
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    SarabearPark SarabearPark 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I have PTSD for a multitude of years. Today, I still have nightmares and flashbacks from these episodes of violence against me. When watching a TV program or movie and this...
    joanwilliams joanwilliams 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    I developed Complex PTSD caused by 25+ years of aggressive Hostile Work Environment working for Salt Lake City Corporation Department of Public Utilities. I brought to the...
    Kassarole Kassarole 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Sometimes it seems like no one understands. I feel like I'm being overdramatic when I say that, but it really does feel lonely, having Ptsd. It's bad enough to spend life being...
    Ztun7856 Ztun7856 16-17, F Dec 6

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    TaraMarie88 TaraMarie88 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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