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Old 08-04-2003, 02:16 AM   #1
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Hi, I thought some of you might be interested in my recovery story. I suffered badly from Social Phobia, but I eventually overcame it by attending group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I no longer have any of the symptoms of SP, despite having suffered from it for over 30 years. I also developed a bad alcohol problem as a result of self-medicating to deal with social situations. This was bad enough to end in my being placed in a detox unit and a rehab centre. Alcoholism too, I overcame using CBT.


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Andrew

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Old 08-04-2003, 02:47 PM   #2
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Hi Andrew, CBT is all some of us need, others need CBT and meds
some cant be bothered with CBT and just take meds
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