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Random flashbacks and memories affecting my daily life.

I don't know why but I get flashbacks of my life. Certain parts, the negative ones, they replay like video recordings in my mind all the time no matter the time or situation. Most often one is my dad's attempted suicide where me and my uncle cut him down and my uncle somehow revived him. It plays in my head, randomly. The sounds, the lighting, the crying. I was 13 at the time. It's mostly of the abuse my father has inflicted on me as a child, the yelling, alcohol, police at my door and damage he inflicted physically on us and our home. Sometimes it's of my aunt, I miss her a lot. All the times I was to socially awkward and insecure to speak to her. It replays a lot too, these moments where she tried so hard to be my friend and comfort me. I miss her a lot, her passing greatly affected me as I felt we had a connection I couldn't embrace due to my depression and insecurities. Or it could be as me getting bullied as child. Point is I start to get memories daily multiple times which greatly affects my mood for the rest of the day. When these flashbacks and memories replay, I often zone out and become unaware of my surroundings, I become emotionless only to swiftly be consumed by either anger or sadness. I don't know what these are, or if there's a disorder for this? I have been diagnosed with severe anxiety, depression and Tourette syndrome. I do at times have anger fuelled fits in where I really can't control myself and I become filled with emotions, crying, yelling, uncontrollable body movements, I do get anxiety attacks quite often as well. I really would like to know if any of that contributes to this. I would like to know as this bothers me daily. Any help or support would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
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replied February 26th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
You would need trauma focused CBT, exposure therapy and hypnotherapy sessions.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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