My girlfriend keeps having these nightly "episodes&

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Q: My girlfriend keeps having these nightly "episodes" , where she sometimes seems to be not herself. I have to hold her down to make sure she doesnt go anywhere while she's in the episode because if i dont she tries to run out of the house, clutches onto herself tightly, or tries to hurt herself. She recently lost a child about 8 months ago. So im kind of thinking this has something to do with them. Once she goes to sleep she seems to be fine until the next night when it happens all over again. And she doesnt remember what happens while shes in it. Its starting to be very emotionally and physically draining for me. And i know its worse for her. I love her to death and I'm not leaving her side no matter how hard it gets. But i am trying to find another way to help her through this without having to force her to take meds and hold her down. Im sorry for the rambling. I just really need some advice. She is seeing a therapist but it doesnt seem to be helping. Im praying someone can help me.. Please help.

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