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Have NOT slept almost about 3 years. Been diagnosed with PTS

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Have NOT slept almost about 3 years. Been diagnosed with PTS disorder and a large scaled depression. My thougts wander of when i lie in bed at Night and i start worrieng that i Will be left alone. Without anyone. All kinds worst case scenarios starts running in my mind. Cant shut Them Down. Tried sleeping medication without any luck. I have also recently been diagnozed with ADD wich i have selfmedicated with alcohol and cannabis during The last 15 years. Daily. Is there any methods i Can Apply. Scientific of course
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Z replied 2 years ago.

*This website DOES NOT constitute treatment and only provides information and advice. For treatment (therapy and/or medications) you must go to a licensed professional in your area. Please note that anything said here is not private or confidential, as this is a public forum.

Hello, I am very sorry that you are having this issue with your quality of sleep, I can understand how distressing this can be for you. May I ask, have you considered looking into Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Insomnia (CBT-I)? Here is a link with a brief overview of the treatment.