Recent content by Hopex

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    Sufferer Recently diagnosed and need support

    Thank you for the advice. I have been in and out of psychological treatments as for a long time I was misdiagnosed with anxiety and depression. It wasn’t until the loss of a baby I was given the correct diagnosis and support. Which explains why non of the talking therapies helped. I’m currently...
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    Sufferer Recently diagnosed and need support

    It’s a scary journey as I’m questioning my own mind and at times think I’m going to go mad. It’s such a dark lonely place and I’m trying to stop medicating with alcohol as it’s a quick fix. I’m looking in the forum for grounding techniques and methods as I’m on a wait list since my assessment...
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    Sufferer Recently diagnosed and need support

    I will be starting this book at the weekend. I am looking forward to it. I feel like I’m lost but I’m slowly finding my way and this forum has been a great help in this. This is going to be a long hard journey but I am more determined than ever to not let this beat me.
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    Sufferer Recently diagnosed and need support

    Thank you for the supportive words. I feel overwhelmed and finding stress reducing activities like cleaning and walking helping today. I have downloaded both audio books from this thread so fingers crossed this helps. I currently see a psychiatrist once a week and will be starting EMDR therapy...
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    Sufferer Recently diagnosed and need support

    I’ve recently been diagnosed after ten years of being misdiagnosed with anxiety and depression. My PTSD stems back to childhood trauma and an abusive relationship. I’ve found I was getting by ok on meds and ignoring, until my diagnosis. Now I feel like it’s swallowing me whole. I can’t seem to...
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