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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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According to Wikipedia, post-traumatic stress syndrome is a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event.
He now suffers post-traumatic stress syndrome and still suffers from pain in his hand.
Serious problems faced by men in Kyrgyzstan include problems with employment, post-conflict and post-traumatic stress syndrome, relationship problems on jobs, gambling and alcohol," noted in the opening ceremony.
Or think about this: Someone who suffers from a mental illness of post-traumatic stress syndrome.
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.
We believe that this neurogenic approach to brain self-repair may be applicable in multiple diseases including: Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, dementia, schizophrenia, cognitive complications from diabetes, post-traumatic stress syndrome and traumatic brain injury, all of which are indications that the company intends to pursue with this new class of drugs.
Polishing old wood until it gleams has saved him from the effects of the post-traumatic stress syndrome that his wife and adopted child can't begin to help with.
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.
Lastly, Citizens of London opens a space to discuss post-traumatic stress syndrome as it relates to those not directly involved in combat operations.
Disturbing statistics about recurring incidents of post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) in soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan inspired Rep.
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