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A PTSD’s Daughter speaks

September 28, 2016

Message Body: “Breaking Up With My PTSD” My almost life-long companion and I are actually breaking up. I should be more specific. What I’m breaking up with is more exactly known as C-PTSD, a form of PTSD. I think we’re in the final stages of our separation. It’s been a...

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Experienced PTSD Psychologist

September 26, 2016

> Message Body: > I have been a Clinical Psychologist for 33 years. I worked at a state mental hospital for 27 years and was in Private Practice for 8 years. I have encountered many people with PTSD. I have found that the worst cases had this in common, “guilt”....

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Commander in Chief debate

September 8, 2016

The debate had a section regarding suicides and the figure seemed to waver between 20 and 22.  I was optimistic the other day when I heard the figure 20 but tonight the figure 22 again came up.  I will wait to hear more from the moderators and commentators to hear, hopefully, what the...

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PTSD Suicides down

September 6, 2016

I was listening to a news program today and one of the guests was Robert A. McDonald who is the Director of the Veterans Administration.  He was talking about the improvements that have been accomplished at the Veterans Administration since he has taken office.  I’m not affiliated with the VA...

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New Post

August 13, 2016

Message Body: So how did you figure out exactly what ‘IT’ is?? I journal, I read, I research, I’ve done groups, I continue one on one therapy (CBT I think is what it is) but I still find myself feeling more and more confused.  Which causes me to fall deeper...

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Why did you start the Military PTSD forum?

August 12, 2016

I have been asked this question many times over the course of the 3-4 years that I have been doing this.  I answer it pretty much the same way each time but it has become more and more apparent to me that many people want to complain about their condition...

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PTSD Story PT 2

June 23, 2016

Thanks for responding. Eventhough the incident occurred in 97, the state of Tn circuit court granted me the privlege that there will be no statue of limitation for suing the parents because the teens were minors at the time. I do not want any money from them and hope to...

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PTSD Story submission

June 23, 2016

Message Body: I have a question for all those in this forum.  I served my country as an active duty soldier.  The base I was stationed at, I was carjacked by 3 military dependents of senior officers that were involved in a  gang that forced me in the trunk of...

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PTSD- Does it always start at name calling?

June 14, 2016

After my blog yesterday I received quite a few name calling responses from people who don’t agree with me.  This is such a shame because it immediately puts people into corners many who are afraid to respond because they are tired of attacks.   You see, it doesn’t matter what side...

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PTSD- Hate, Hate, Hate

June 13, 2016

I sometimes look at things and try to break it down into it simplest parts so as to understand it better.  This is like a binary code where everything is a series of yes not or “0” or “1” numbers.  So this becomes a series of opposites.  Love/ Hate, War/ Peace,...

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