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A 34-year-old female asked:

Only psychiatrists respond please.i'm mentally ill.suffer from delayed emotional reaction and response.what causes this? and how can i overcome it?

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 54 years experience
Depends.: I am not sure whether you are suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder which is a delayed reaction to a life and death type of event. If this is so, you need help through psychotherapy or medication or a combination.
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