Enduring personality change after catastrophic experience

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What is enduring personality change after catastrophic experience?

Enduring personality change after catastrophic experience, also known as EPCACE, is characterized by personality changes after a significant event or events. This condition may be preceded by PTSD. Symptoms may include a distrustful attitude, social isolation,  or feeling a sense of threat.

Common symptoms reported by people with enduring personality change after catastrophic experience

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with enduring personality change after catastrophic experience

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Who has enduring personality change after catastrophic experience on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 6 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 2 say enduring personality change after catastrophic experience is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 3
40s 2
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

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