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70. Constant anguish

PERSON: woman.
DESCRIPTION: depression since her adolescence, lunatic father (put into an asylum), drug-addicted brothers; sister died (suicide), anxiety out of control, crises of crying, generalized and invalidating fears; drugs useless; three years of psychotherapy (more than 160 sessions) almost useless.
APPROACH: first session aimed at symptom containment; uncovering, in the 6th session, of a feeling of guilt because she was the only member of her family with an appearance of normal life.
RESULT: sleep improvement, anxiety greatly reduced; anti-hypertension drug reduced; freedom from the usual muscular block in her back; great improvement at work thanks to her better ability to protect his rights.
UPDATE (1 year): further satisfactory improvements.

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