Category: Anxiety

  • How do I understand the anxiety symptoms in this patient?

    “I have a question about the level of anxiety of one of my patients. He had a traumatic childhood, with a father who beat him regularly. He has had some jobs, but nothing stable, and he has lived a good part of his life in the criminal world. He abused various drugs, which triggered some…

  • PTSD, ISTDP, and Anxiety

    “The most common complaint from my patients with complex PSTD, is the nightmares about war, torture, and fleeing with their family. Sometimes the dreams are replays of actual events or a mix of real events and symbols that could represent themes of conflict, flight and persecution. A patient will usually come to the session very…