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    My "I Might Get into Trouble"fear

    I have C-PTSD. A major block in my coping mechanism of dealing with life is the fear that I will get into trouble. I do not stand up for myself with authority figures. I am sensible when in conversation with them (doctors etc) but do not fight for my viewpoint at the time because of this fear...
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    Nausea when triggered or anxious - also, anti-anxiety device blocking vagus nerve signals

    I have always had nausea when distressed but it has become worse recently. I will speak to my doctor about it today and spoke to my pharmacist recently. I asked about an anti-nausea drug called Odansetron. She said that is a reasonable way to go or my doctor might suggest I put my...
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    Any Experience With Or Knowledge Of South Pacific Private?

    This is an in-house rehab type hospital mental health unit which treats "development disorders" and trauma. This can include alcohol and drug use, PTSD, Major Depression and Anxiety. I have joined a health fund which will cover it. I want to hear from someone who has been or knows someone who...
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    Private Trauma Focused Rehab/treatment Hospital In Sydney

    Hi, I have not seen anything on the forum about this centre. It is based on The Meadows Trauma Centre in the US. It is called South Pacific Private Hospital and is based in Sydney on the beach. The program goes for three weeks and focuses on identifying and repairing Developmental
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    Re-traumatised - Depression - S I -now Anxiety & Meds Question

    I was doing well last year. My mother died in August. ( A relief). This exposed me to my toxic family again and I tried to heal the wounds for over six months. Then cut off contact again after witnessing their distorted, thinking all over again. My brother's sexual abuse of me and predatory...
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    Wearing Knickers To Bed And Other Hypervigilance Habits

    I cannot go to bed without knickers. I never ever sleep naked. If I wear pyjamas I wear the bottoms, but they annoy me. So I wear knickers, just in case. In case of: Fire = climbing out of the window with no knickers on, I could get something caught An intruder = He comes to rob us, notices I...
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    Two Weeks On Bupropion (zyban/u.s. Wellbutrin) Plus Pristiq

    I have been on Pristiq 100mg and Edronax 4mg (reboxitine) which is a noradrenalin reuptake inhibitor for over six years. I have come off it three times and needed to get back on it due to re-exposure to family dynamic. The last episode of depression caused me to go downhill and stay there for...
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    Serepax Works For Me. Why Change?

    I saw a new Pdoc today. I went to him to get support in trialling Zyban along with Pristiq. To help with reducing carb cravings and orgasm. (Worked like a treat second day) Pristiq dampens all sensations for me. Sorry if that is too much info. I usually take 15mg - 30mg of Serepax a day. !5mg...
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    Tv Shows & Movies You Must See

    What are your favourite TV shows and movies? I love most HBO shows, which is a cable network in the US. If you ever saw the movie "Psycho" in the sixties, you must see the series, "Bates Motel". It is a prequel to the movie and shows how Norman and his mother came to live at the motel. As it...
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    Andepra - Duloxetine Hydrochloride Experiences

    This is an SNRI, serotonin noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor. It has a similar action therefore to Pristiq, which I take and works very well for me. I am curious if anyone has had any experience with this medication or anyone who has taken Pristiq then Andepra. I would like to know of any...
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    Possible Insurance Payout Through Super If No Longer Able To Work - Tpi

    I live in Australia. There are many television advertisements made by certain Legal Firms who talk about if you are no longer able to work due to ill health or injury, you may be entitled to a payout from the insurance attached to your Superannuation Fund. I had to stop work over five years...
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    Back For A Topup Of Learning

    Hello everyone I was a member for almost a year and learned so much from this forum. That led to to be able to take control of my thoughts, behaviours and my life in general. I now have a new name and a new email address as I can't remember what name I used anyway. (part of PTSD) I don't fight...