Category Archives: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Doctors aren’t perfect…

Doctors aren’t perfect…

As with all emotional health illnesses there was no lack of advice from friends and family. Lots of loving and well-meaning people who only wanted for me to feel well again were full of helpful information and tips. One particular friend, who had a relative who’d been greatly helped by a local doctor, suggested that I might benefit from seeing him too.

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Living with Depression & Anxiety – What choice do I have?

What choice do I have?

What a lot of people don’t realise while they’re doing life with depression is that it’s power is defined by negative absolutes.  Bad stuff happens therefore I must be bad.  I made a mistake therefore I must be useless.  I was wrong therefore I must be incompetent.

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Living with Depression & Anxiety – Surviving Trauma…

Surviving Trauma

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as the name suggests, is a condition that occurs in response to a Traumatic and Stressful event.  Most commonly it’s diagnosed in soldiers returning from a war zone and victims of sexual assault. This makes it an interesting point of study across the two types of events and their physiological similarities.

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