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Deryn

Girlfriend has PTSD

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Hey,
My girlfriend has been taking an intensive treatment program for depression and diagnosed with PTSD. Her psychiatrist said this was probably the result of growing up with a psychologically unstable mother.
Her mother had a mental breakdown and was chronically unstable. She used to say that her mother was deeply caring, but also paranoid, irrational, and outbursts based on even the smallest provocation.
I used to associate PTSD with soldiers who have been traumatized by battle experiences. However, I hope the diagnosis of PTSD in her will shed some light on what she is struggling with, and how she could move forward.
So I'm trying to get a better understanding of what PTSD is, how it works, and the best PTSD treatments. Your experiences, thoughts and resources will be greatly appreciated.

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I hope she is feeling good now. PTSD is diagnosed due to a traumatic event/past and as you already mentioned, her childhood was spent while having to deal with a depressed mother. A child has to be close to her/his mother and it is essential for proper mental and emotional development. Please support her and send her this article to feel better soon  https://mangoclinic.com/5-most-significant-barriers-to-mental-healthcare-access-today/ 

The symptoms include:

1)Intensely feeling depressed or distress frequently

2) Having nausea, spinning head, vertigo and other symptoms during stressful event

3)Having scary, upsetting dreams and memories haunting

Take care. 

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On 6/30/2020 at 4:13 PM, Deryn said:

Hey,
My girlfriend has been taking an intensive treatment program for depression and diagnosed with PTSD. Her psychiatrist said this was probably the result of growing up with a psychologically unstable mother.
Her mother had a mental breakdown and was chronically unstable. She used to say that her mother was deeply caring, but also paranoid, irrational, and outbursts based on even the smallest provocation.
I used to associate PTSD with soldiers who have been traumatized by battle experiences. However, I hope the diagnosis of PTSD in her will shed some light on what she is struggling with, and how she could move forward.
So I'm trying to get a better understanding of what PTSD is, how it works, and the best PTSD treatments. Your experiences, thoughts and resources will be greatly appreciated.

I hope you know that your girl friend  PTSD is magnifying the anxiety and depression symptoms. If you resolve the PTSD those symptoms will diminish dramatically ! It’s essential to realize that these conditions won’t disappear overnight. Consult at EZCare Clinic providing the very best in anxiety and mental health solutions.
PLEASE give her time and deal with her PTSD.


 

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