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Inpatient treatment for PTSD

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LouLou82
LouLou82 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited November 2018 in Mental health and wellbeing
Has anybody receiced PTSD treatment as an inpatient residential. 

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  • Richard_Scope
    Richard_Scope Posts: 3,665 Scope online community team
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    Welcome to our community. I haven't had treatment for PTSD but I'm sure some of our fantastic members will be able to advise.

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  • PTSDdisabled
    PTSDdisabled Posts: 41 Connected
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    LouLou82 said:
    Has anybody receiced PTSD treatment as an inpatient residential. 
    Hi LouLou,

    whilst I have not had inpatient treatment for PTSD I have had some treatment using a technique known as Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprogramming, EMDR. The technique has been successfully  used for treating combat vetrans. It does not involve medication. Have you asked about this?

    Here is an article in The Mail that explains how EMDR can help, there is a video to show what a session looks like.
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3479457/How-erase-painful-memories-just-moving-eyes-increasingly-popular-type-therapy-diminish-negative-memories-help-wellbeing.html

    There is is also another technique know as Emotional Freedom Therapy, this is similar to EMDR, and is also know as “Tapping”, take a look at EFT.com, they have information that may be useful. The great thing about tapping is you can do it for yourself.

    Do you have Complex PTSD, I haven’t heard of people having inpatient residential treatment before, where is this going to take place? Why have they decided to take this route? Do you have to take medication? 

    Please let let us know the details, so we can assist further.

    I wish you well, for a successful outcome.

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