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Sometimes I Scream In Anger At Night, Waking Others Up

by Linda

I don't know if this is a sleep terror or not. I am 50 yrs old and have been having this for about 10 years now. I wake others up at night screaming. Some have told me I am terrified as if something or someone is after me, but a lot of the time I am screaming at somebody else. They say I am very angry and cursing a lot.

These episodes don't ever wake me up and I never remember any of them. I wake up in a good mood the next morning as if nothing happened. This happens at least once a week I think.

I have been suffering from depression for about 15 years now. My Mom, Dad and brother all died within 10 months of each other 15 yrs ago. (Dad & brother were suicides). I don't doubt that there's probably some subconscious anger in there somewhere.

If this is the case, is this going to cause me mental problems later on if I don't get help for it now? Right now it doesn't bother me and I don't consciously feel angry or afraid. I feel like I have worked through most issues with my family.

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