Lonliness And Trauma - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Doctors For Loneliness And Trauma

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Dr. Ijaz Ahmad

Counselor, Psychiatrist, Psychologist

MBBS, CBT, NLP, Diploma (Advanced Counselling Skills), Diploma (Modern Applied Psychology)

Experience

2 Yrs

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99%

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Rs. 2,000

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Dr.Muhammad Danial Sohail

Psychologist, Sexologist, Counselor, Child Psychologist

M.Phil. (Psychology) , C.I.S. (UK) , C.M.T.O. (Sri Lanka) , C.T.O.F. (UK) , C.L.D.P. (UAE) , RHMP (Pak) , DIP (Sexology)

Experience

15 Yrs

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100%

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Rs. 3,000

counselordanial.com, Shadman 2, Lahore

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Saba Khalid

Counselor, Psychologist

MS Psychology (continue), NLP (Neuro Linguists Programming), Hypno Counselor & Life Coach

Experience

3 Yrs

Satisfaction

100%

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Rs. 3,000

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Dr. Ms Ayesha Butt

Counselor

Senior Certified ICF Coach

Experience

21 Yrs

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100%

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Rs. 5,000

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Ms.Warda Malik

Psychologist, Counselor

PMDCP(Cli Psy ) MSc (Psy) MPA Certified

Experience

7 Yrs

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100%

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Rs. 1,500

Indus Hospital, Main Alipur Road, Alipur

Rs. 1,000

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Syeda Anjum

Counselor

Masters in Special Education (Gold Medalist), Remedial therapist , International Behavior Therapist (IBT)

Experience

9 Yrs

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98%

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Rs. 2,500

Summary about Loneliness And Trauma

A traumatic event is one that is overwhelming, frightening, life-threatening, unexpected, unpredictable, and extreme. Because of the magnitude of the event, our usual coping strategies are insufficient. The emotional response we feel as a result of this event is referred to as "trauma." Trauma impacts our daily lives, and it often lasts for a long time after the event.
Childhood trauma is strongly linked to depression and anxiety, including social anxiety, which impairs an individual's ability to socialize effectively and form meaningful long-term relationships. Therefore, Childhood traumas put people at the greatest risk of experiencing significant loneliness.

The treatment options for trauma or loneliness may include any of the following:

  • Meditation
  • Counseling
  • Talking Therapy

Symptoms of Loneliness And Trauma

If you are a victim of loneliness or trauma, you might experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Low energy levels
  • Interrupted sleep or other sleep issues
  • Decreased appetite
  • Feelings of self-doubt, hopelessness, or worthlessness
  • Body aches and pains
  • Anxiousness or restlessness
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Social anxiety
  • Cravings for physical warmth, such as blankets
  • Confusion or difficulty concentrating
  • Anger, irritability, mood swings
  • Anxiety and fear
  • Guilt, shame, self-blame
  • Withdrawing from others

Causes of Loneliness And Trauma

There can be a lot of causes of trauma, including:

  • Domestic violence, rape
  • Natural disasters
  • Death of a loved one
  • Severe illness or injury
  • Witnessing an act of violence

Loneliness can be caused as due to any of the traumas given above. Some other causes of loneliness are:

  • changing schools or jobs
  • working from home
  • moving to a new city
  • ending a relationship
  • living alone for the first time

Preventive Measures of Loneliness And Trauma

Here are some simple techniques that may assist you in preventing loneliness:

  • Get comfortable with spending time alone
  • Choose fulfilling and rewarding activities
  • Make time for exercise
  • Have a healthy diet
  • Spend time in the outdoors
  • Spend time with people close to you