battle fatigue

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  • noun

Synonyms for battle fatigue

a mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare

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The study used a quasi-experimental design to evaluate the effectiveness of the PIE principles for combat stress reaction casualties during the 1982 Lebanon War, with follow-up after 1 year and 20 years.
This estimate focuses only on those whose combat stress reactions fall into the "illness" category where stress injuries do not heal without intervention.
19-27) It has even been suggested that caffeine may contribute to the development of combat stress reactions such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
These reactions are common combat stress reactions.
Besides the more obvious physical trauma of the loss of limb(s), soldiers may suffer more invisible trauma: traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression that may lead to suicide, combat stress reactions, military sexual trauma, and substance abuse.
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