I have Asperger Syndrome but the problem started after a Brain Injury. I was diagnosed with Post Concussive Syndrome, Anxiety, Depression, Migraines, and Epilepsy. I am fearful much of the time. I feel very overwhelmed and I don't know how to deal with my fears. I am scared when I am hitting myself and screaming, but I am scared of what I am doing too. I don't understand why I do this. Could it be anxiety? Thank you for replying.
Well, my honest opinion is, it could be a result of your disorders combined. You have quite a history. The brain injury would be more likely as a cause than anxiety, but again, anything is possible. I don't think it's as important to find the exact cause so much as it is to address the symptoms/behaviors.
What kinds of thinfs have you tried thus far? Any professional help?
I am seeing a Psychiatrist and I have tried many medications. She has recently prescribed Cymbalta. I haven't been taking it long enough to notice a difference yet. I keep thinking, what if Cymbalta doesn't work either? Thank you for your help.
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