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night fears

Tue, Feb 20th 2007

I worry over some feelings I have but I don\'t know if they are a symptom of something or not. I always am looking around at night as if I am going to see something, I will see shadows or shapes in everything that look like scary faces or ghosts I feel like they watch me. I feel like something is around me all the time at night and I can\'t even sleep in the dark without getting spooked. I am a anxious person and struggle with bad depressions at times. I worry over everything and get a bit paranoyed over things that don\'t bother others. Sometimes when I am falling asleep I hear some voices that will say some unimportant thing and it is enough to jump me awake. I never had this all before it seems that the freaky night issues are getting worse. I also remember seeing a few weird things happen when I was young like doll faces talking and such at age mabe 7. Schizophenia runs in my family so I worry if this is a issue. Do you think this is a issue to deal with or is it just a over active imagination? I feel like if I ever saw a thing move I will snap but I still always look around. I have a young child so I need to stop this. Advise? Thank you

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