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    Last movie or tv series you watched?

    Ugly Betty
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    Head meds for someone with a knackered liver

    Actually if I'm correct, lithium is cleared mainly by your kidneys and it can be used for other things than to stabilize mood, including anxiety. Other than that pregabalin and might be an option but it is addictive.
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    Last movie or tv series you watched?

    Golden Girls
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    A Turn Away From Dissociation: The Association Thread

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    Trying to understand diagnosis | Childhood trauma

    People can be traumatized but not fit criteria for a PTSD diagnosis. PTSD is one very specific diagnosis and sometimes even professionals that are not specialized/well trained get confused. However, even if it's not the official full PTSD diagnosis, it would still be helpful to work with a...
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    Dissociation and Medication - Could Need Advice

    Naltrexone (Revia) has been shown to reduce dissociation. It's main use is to help people stay off narcotics but can be used off-label in lower doses to help with dissociation.
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    Do you have an air fryer?

    We have a Ninja Foodie (the older version) and absolutely love it.
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    Last movie or tv series you watched?

    Raya and the Last Dragon
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    Speech Freeze

    Actually, not being able to speak could be dissociative in nature.
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    Pregnancy and medication

    I haven't been pregnant and taking medication, but I do know that sertraline is one of the most studied anti-depressants during pregnancy and it is associated with little risk to the unborn child. As for the lorazepam, I'm not sure; however it can actually cause physical addiction as all...
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    Last movie or tv series you watched?

    Peter Rabbit
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    What Is On Your Mind Right This Second?

    Work and why some people won't take responsibility for their own life
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    Do you need PTSD to post here?

    Interesting thread. Personally, I think formal diagnosis is irrelevant, as it's impossible to confirm or disprove if anyone who writes in the forum actually has the diagnosis.
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    What would you choose?

    Chocolate Dog or cat?
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    Insert Swearish Rant Here

    F*CK all Karens (slang)
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    Is this good treatment?

    Just a side note. Triggers can generalize. For example, the original trigger maybe physical touch or sex but eventually it can become just thinking or doing anything in that direction.
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    Dissociation during exposure

    Actually, as far as I know, you are not supposed to dissociate during exposure since that way you /your brain won't be able to process things and "file" them as past events. Dissociation keeps the memory in fragments and hinders the connection.
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    Wake Up Don't Know Where I am and Who I'm With

    I have similar experiences and mine are due to dissociative parts intruding. For example, I will lie in bed at night and I will feel younger and actually kind of think I am in my childhood home in bed. It feels strange.
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    What Did You Eat And Drink Last?

    Biscuits and gravy.
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    What Did You Eat And Drink Last?

    Chocolate milk
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    Has the following ever happened to anyone. I was reading about child neglect an its effects and thinking about how things that happened in the past weren't bad enough to be called trauma (not just talking about child neglect) then all of a sudden I got really, really tired and had to lie down...