insomnia for almost 4 years,tried all,any help/support?

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  • #30604

    frozensun
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    Where can I practice CBT-I and mention to my therapist?Any link?

    I mean I did all what you could say to a guy,avoid caffeine,excercise,laptop,dinner late etc etc nothing so far helped.I think that’s a since I see people taking coffe around 8:30 p.m and running/doing excercise around 7 p.m. and probably sleep normally.

    I want a link to book or something about CBT-I,my therapist doesn’t know about that.

    I suffer from borderline personality disorder and I think I got that with insomnia and somatoform disorder but I never had issues with this until insomnia hit me.Now looks like I’m in circle insomnia-bpd-som.dis-insomnia any each feeds other.

    #30619

    Daf
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    Hi Frozen Sun,

    I’m surprised your therapist has not heard of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy as it is the leading “talking therapy”. Also, if you google it, you will find literally millions of results.  You can find out what it is for yourself and start practising it, don’t wait for the therapist. It’s really about positive thinking.

    #30662

    frozensun
    ✘ Not a client

    I started going to CBT for like 10 sessions but it didn’t help.

    I really can’t take clozapine,quetiapine,zyprexa anymore,they make me groggy all day long and I feel deatached from reality.

    Hmm second option is to try sleep on my own,but this is impossible mission for me.

    What can I do?I don’t have third option really,and I need sleep desperatly.

    I know if I don’t sleep for one night now,I feel terrible,and that I won’t sleep the second night probably because fucked up hormones.

    #30667

    Daf
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    They should cover off catastrophising in your cbt… May help you take more optimistic stance….!!!

     

    #30668

    Daf
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    …. After all, you’re still here and surviving… That’s a big plus.

    Go from there and try to not catastrophes. I know it’s hard when you feel bad, but you can do it.

    #30669

    frozensun
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    For one thing I know sadly,I ended many times third night can not fall asleep and taking meds.

    I really can’t believe no one can tell what is the cause of my insomnia.

    I mean how do blind man sleep.

    So I know it’s risky to try to sleep without antipsychotic but taking sdatives long term probably is not solution anymore but psychiatrist don’t agree,they tell me there is a high chance to end up sadly in psychosis.

    I took klonopin for more then a year but I read somewhere that klonopin deletes REM  sleep permanently in humans so I got scared.

     

    #30828

    frozensun
    ✘ Not a client

    is there anything that can help withput these damn meds?

    Anything to get my sleep back for at least 4 hours naturally?

    Martin you said that shiftwork was the issue,man I don’t work for 4 months and still my sleep is not coming back.

    #30857

    frozensun
    ✘ Not a client

    is it normal to feel deattached from reality after one night of no sleep?

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