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14 Jul 2005

past killing me slowly
i lived as a little girl in a border-war little town Oshakati with mom and dad- i got used to war being in it as a child but after a little while there my mom was killed in a bomb explotion, i have seen doctors regarding this but still dream of the war and on windy days i get very restless and aggitated- that was almost 21 years ago- and its still in my mind.......
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Hello, Jane,
it ounds as though you may perhaps have a form of PTSD, a typical reaction to being exposed to trauma, and which may show itself promptly or some years later. And one can have a form of flashback, of remembering , almost reliving the unpleasant experiences, when soemthing reminds you of it, perhaps the windy days, for instance. See a shrink for a full assessment and discussion of treatment options, generally a modern antidepressant and counselling can make a big difference.
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