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chien

850d

So I've been struggling with this for a while, but trauma brain and ADHD have similar traits. I was recently (as an adult) diagnosed with ADHD with the whole test thing where you have parents and people you live with fill out forms. My family insists I've been like this my whole life. Cool cool cool I feel validation and what not. but I also experienced extreme trauma as a child too. So what I'm saying is it just trauma brain? Like I feel like the meds help but what if I'm just setting myself up for addiction and I don't ACTUALLY need them. I know you can have both but I'm sorry I'm just overthinking. Idk if I should have posted in adhd or ptsd I apologize.

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    • chien

      850d

      I just posted there thank you for suggesting :) I was nervous to post in two places bc I didn't want to seem annoying if anyone saw it twice.

    • Kittycuddler

      850d

      I legit feel your pain, I wonder this all the time, like is this because of my diagnosis, my other diagnosis, or trauma? Lol I don’t have an answer for you but I can relate.

    • blackberryjoy

      850d

      maybe something to talk about with your dr? I can definitely relate, mental stuff is so intertwined and it’s hard to tell what’s what. I would say that if the meds are helping you, what’s the harm? addiction can form even if you did need them

    • chien

      850d

      I just posted there thank you for suggesting :) I was nervous to post in two places bc I didn't want to seem annoying if anyone saw it twice.

    • daisyRain

      850d

      Ooo that’s a really good point, I’d deffo post this same thing on the PTSD category to see what people over there think, I feel like they might be more knowledgeable with stuff like this

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