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Chronic nightmares and jumpiness with anxiety/paranoia?

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Dr. Lance Anderson
Psychiatry
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In brief: Evaluate for ptsd

These symptoms deserve a workup for cause.
This would help diagnose correctly, and this is important treating correctly. They make me wornder about post-traumatic stress disorder [ptsd]. Ptsd is a strong anxiety disorder whch develops for some people after experiencing signiicant trauma. The symptoms can be treate as a whole (maybe starting w ssri) and individually, like Clonidine for nightmare.

In brief: Evaluate for ptsd

These symptoms deserve a workup for cause.
This would help diagnose correctly, and this is important treating correctly. They make me wornder about post-traumatic stress disorder [ptsd]. Ptsd is a strong anxiety disorder whch develops for some people after experiencing signiicant trauma. The symptoms can be treate as a whole (maybe starting w ssri) and individually, like Clonidine for nightmare.
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