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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a psychiatric condition, can develop after any catastrophic life event. Symptoms include nightmares, flashbacks, sweating, rapid heart rate, detachment, amnesia, sleep problems, irritability, and exaggerated startle response. Treatment may involve psychotherapy, group support, and medication.

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Terms related to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder:

  • Combat Fatigue
  • Post-Vietnam Syndrome
  • PTSD
  • Shell Shock
  • Trauma