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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She addresses the AcoA trauma syndrome and how it is a post-traumatic stress syndrome, its effects, and how to manage them.
This could explain why some individuals have issues with post-traumatic stress syndrome while others do not, he says.
AN ex-soldier who was suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome beat his wife and threatened to kill her with a kitchen knife, a court heard.
The findings, which hint that this tendency is rooted in our species' evolution, may help to explain how post-traumatic stress syndrome and other anxiety disorders develop in some people.
Mr Dewani, of Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, is said to be suffering from severe post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Army and National Guard soldiers who had recently served in Iraq found post-traumatic stress syndrome or depression rates ranging from 8.
Ms Jones, 48, from Denbigh, who was acknowledged as an experienced and dedicated officer in her field, was off work with work-related stress from November 2007, to March 2009, and her GP also suggested she receive counselling for post-traumatic stress syndrome, but there was none available in North Wales.
Disturbing statistics about recurring incidents of post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) in soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan inspired Rep.
Daniel Fitzsimons was suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome and should never have been given a job as a security guard, his father and stepmother said.
Doerfer treats patients with a variety of conditions, from post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) to general anxiety.
Chronic pain also can be exacerbated by post-traumatic stress syndrome and elevated anxiety that interferes with cognitive skills for managing pain.
Issues such as depression, post-traumatic stress syndrome, diabetes, and disabilities and special healthcare needs are additional examples.
Post-traumatic stress syndrome plagued him, contributing to broken relationships, alcohol abuse, fear of his own emotions and reactions, and a desperate effort to hide the service he willingly gave his country.
On the second day of his trial Professor Robert Forrest, a forensic chemist, said, post-traumatic stress syndrome was relevant to the incident.
After spending all those years in prison they suffered from irreversible, persistent, and disabling post-traumatic stress syndrome.
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