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anxiety disorder vs ptsd

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levenson
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
PTSD: Ptsd is an anxiety disorder, but i believe one day it will be classified as a variant of depression. As with any mental disorder, there are behaviora ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Great Question: Ptsd falls under the class of anxiety disorders. It is interesting that you asked if it is a behavioral disorder. I treat primarily complex ptsd. My ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Threat of death: PTSD is a post trauma reaction to being in the situation of impending real or perceived loss of life, or inability to is scape. Examples of this would ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
22 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety disorders: Ptsd actually is an anxiety disorder. Currently identified anxiety disorders include: ptsd, general anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, p ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
PTSD: Ptsd is a type of anxiety disorder -- a major category of illnesses that also includes panic d/o, ocd, social anxiety d/o, generalized anxiety disorde ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Elrod
10 years experience General Practice
They can...: Usually the only issues that would preclude you from getting a flu shot is current infection, fever, or allergy to eggs/other parts of the immunizatio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Please consolidate: Please consider - who is giving so many diagnoses and has he been seen by an expert in both child psychiatry and neurology? This sounds as if he has n ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well, all 3 of these: Disorders can impact your mood. See that you are on only atnidepressant medications. While these antidepressants are likely to help with anxiety/ ptsd ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Service animal: for vets. Thank you for your service. Contact your local VA and ask. They may be able to direct you to the proper organization. If your local VA i ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
No but medications?: No, but medications for those ailments can increase your liver enzymes.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Get Evaluated: Various medications can have side effects related to decreased sexual desire and/or performance difficulties. It would be good to discuss these issues ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
39 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: This is a blood pressure medicine that has been used successfully "off label" for ptsd. It may be unsafe for your infant as it crosses into breast mi ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
No.: I believe you have all the symptoms you say. But psychiatric diagnosis is much more complicated. It is likely that you don't have all the syndromes, b ... Read More
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