Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Definition

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that develops after a traumatic event. PTSD has also been called shell shock or battle fatigue.

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