A 29-year-old female asked:
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do i have ptsd from my childhood abuse because i have reacurring nightmares and when i'm around one that acts like my parents i freeze and or panic?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
PTSD?: The only way to know for sure and to get help is to see a mental health pro such as a clinical psychologist who works w/PTSD. He/she can be very helpful. PTSD is a response to trauma and can resolve to a large degree w/treatment.
Answered on Jun 29, 2017

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