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My PTSD Diagnosis Scares Me To Death

I have more questions than answers.

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It’s been about a week since my doctor told me I likely have PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). She based this on the fact that with bipolar disorder, severe anxiety isn’t usually part of the symptoms. Once she got a history from me, including the multiple traumas I’ve suffered throughout my life, she said there was probably something…




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