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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He told the court: "Even though the wounds are healed, the mental scars are ongoing and he suspects he's suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder.
Centrally assisted collaborative telecare for posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among military personnel attending primary care: A randomized clinical trial.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is defined by psychiatric symptoms that include cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and social disruptions upon going through or witnessing a trauma that threatens the life or physical integrity of an individual.
Is posttraumatic stress disorder underdiagnosed in routine clinical settings?
Posttraumatic stress disorder was assessed using the self-report measure, Impact of Event Scale.
Pilot study on prolonged exposure of Japanese patients with posttraumatic stress disorder due to mixed traumatic events.
ORLANDO -- Military veterans aged 55 years or older with current posttraumatic stress disorder are at significantly higher risk of developing new-onset vascular disease than are those without PTSD, according to a large national longitudinal study.
Washington, Feb 11 ( ANI ): A new research has shown that Congolese war refugees who learned the Transcendental Meditation technique showed a significant reduction in posttraumatic stress disorder in just 10 days.
Veterans at Ease is an armed services charity specialising in the support of services men and women who have posttraumatic stress disorder and other combat stressrelated issues.
Shrien Dewani, of Bristol, is being treated in a secure mental health hospital for depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) so he can be extradited to face the charges.
Less than half of veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom with posttraumatic stress disorder and/or major depression get any care, and only 30% of those who receive care are treated with evidence-based approaches, according to a recent report from the National Council for Behavioral Health.
These two dimensions of deployment have different relationships to mental health problems, with aftermath events being especially strong predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicidal ideation.
Mental illness from anxiety to posttraumatic stress disorder has hit all ranks from privates to top brass.
These feelings of guilt may ultimately manifest themselves as posttraumatic stress disorder.
Their analysis, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Following Myocardial Infarction or Cardiac Surgery, was published in Heart and Mind: The Practice of Cardiac Psychology, a guide focused on the link between human behavior and cardiac health.