Los Angeles, CA
A 63-year-old female asked:
I was raped ten years ago (he climbed in a window while i slept). i am now having severe anxiety, sleep/eating probs. this many yrs later...is it norm?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
PTSD: What you were describing are probable symptoms of what is known as posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Get an a valuation for this from a psychiatrist, and seek psychotherapy. There is no shame in doing this.you will not be judged. Do it today.
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Last updated Jan 9, 2016
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