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How do u help someone with terrible flashbacks?

How do u help someone with terrible flashbacks?

Psychotherapy: Flashbacks are the psyche's way of communicating that it is having difficulty integrating a traumatic experience. Psychotherapy can help! the process is safe and confidential. In therapy, you will be helped to recapture a sense of safety about the world and to somehow neutralize the emotional charge of the trauma and become emotionally free of it; potential benefit of meds can also be discussed. ...Read more

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Flashbacks (Definition)

A vivid memory that is sudden and disturbing from an event in the past. Could be as a result of psychological trauma or taking ...Read more


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How can you stop flashbacks?

How can you stop flashbacks?

Psychotherapy: Flashbacks are your psyche's way of communicating to you that it is having difficulty integrating that specific memory in a comfortable/ sensible way. Flashbacks are very common reactions to traumatic experiences. Psychotherapy can help! most therapists have experience helping people heal from traumatic experiences. The process is safe and confidential. ...Read more

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Can people really have flashbacks?

Yes it is a common: symptom of PTSD and they can be very frightening and realistic. ...Read more

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I keep having flashbacks about my past?

Get in therapy.: Flashbacks are your psyche's way of communicating to you that it is having difficulty integrating that specific memory in a comfortable/ sensible way. Flashbacks are very common reactions to traumatic experiences. Psychotherapy can help! most therapists have experience helping people heal from traumatic experiences. The process is safe and confidential. ...Read more

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Do you have acid flashbacks years later?

Possible: It is possible...It has happened...We really don't know it's true mechanism of action...Best never to use it in the first place.. ...Read more

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Are there any meds that help with flashbacks?

Ask your DR: To prescribe you some meds to relieve anxiety and help you sleep. Adequate sleep will alleviate your symptoms. Staying active, exercising, living each day, staying positive and experiencing good memories @ present may replace the negative effects of these flashbacks. Hope you feel better! ...Read more

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Is it normal/common to dissociate after a flashback?

Is it normal/common to dissociate after a flashback?

Flashbacks are: the psyche's attempt to integrate trauma into the memory. Dissociation can be part of it. You need to see a mental health professional. Please don't try to cope alone. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Flashbacks?

See below: A vivid memory that is sudden and disturbing from an event in the past. Could be as a result of psychological trauma or taking drugs, such as LSD. ...Read more

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I seem to pass my days in flashbacks since layoff. Is there a way to break out of this?

Flashbacks: Psychotherapy & possibly anxiety medications if severe enough to cause distress or interfere with daily functioning. ...Read more

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