posttraumatic stress disorder

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Synonyms for posttraumatic stress disorder

an anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as survivor guilt, reliving the trauma in dreams, numbness and lack of involvement with reality, or recurrent thoughts and images

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The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the corrections department, finding that numerous alleged incidents of harassment towards the chaplain involving his co-workers and his supervisors were not sufficient to establish constructive discharge under Title VII, even though the incidents caused the chaplain to suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
STRESS RELIEF: About 70 percent of American adults have experienced a traumatic event at least once in their lives, and of those, 20 percent develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
A 31-year-old man suffering from post traumatic stress disorder was sentenced after starting a fight in a Birmingham pub where there were families with children present.
RECORD numbers of West Midlands Police are quitting the force because of post traumatic stress disorder, unions have revealed.