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What Is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?

What Is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) .

Post-traumatic stress disorder is of great interest to public health, due to the high burden it places on both the individual and society.

PTSD FACTS

  • The condition may last months or years, with triggers that can bring back memories of the trauma accompanied by intense emotional and physical reactions.
  • Requires a medical diagnosis
  • Symptoms may include nightmares or unwanted memories of the trauma, avoidance of situations t...

PTSD DIAGNOSIS

A diagnosis of PTSD requires exposure to an upsetting traumatic event

  • For example, PTSD could occur in an individual learning about the violent death of a close family or friend.
  • It can also occur as a result of repeated exposure to horrible details of trauma
  • police off...

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