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Topic: Today’s thoughts made me have a full blown panic attack, can anyone help?

2 posts, 0 answered
  1. FearlessLFC
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    7 posts
    6 August 2020

    Hi,

    as I’ve posted on other threads I have massive anxiety that I am going insane and developing a serious mental illness like schizophrenia, today as I was driving I started having these thoughts that I’m delusional and everything around me is just my imagination and nothing is real, it let me to have a panic attack and it terrified me that I had these thoughts, I don’t believe it but it t terrified me, where do these thoughts come from and can it be me losing touch with reality?

    thank you.

  2. romantic_thi3f
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    7 August 2020 in reply to FearlessLFC

    Hi FearlessLFC,

    Thank you for your post. I can imagine how distressing it would have been and I'm glad that you decided to chat about it here.

    I replied to one of your other posts about when you have anxiety and the sense of being drunk/high - often the sense of losing touch with reality can often be referred to as 'dissociation'.

    Have you ever chatted about how things are going with a GP or a therapist?

    rt

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