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What is post-traumatic stress disorder?

  1. Shil1978 profile image91
    Shil1978posted 7 years ago

    What is post-traumatic stress disorder?

  2. ahorseback profile image60
    ahorsebackposted 7 years ago

    It is the life long result of one traumatic incident or more , unresolved in the mind, body and soul.....just what it says.

  3. sofs profile image81
    sofsposted 7 years ago

    This is a severe anxiety didsorder that one develops after a traumatic event. May be characterised by nightmares, sleep disturbance, disturbance in social activities as the individual is unable to resume normal social life after trauma etc. emotional disturbances like out burst of anger may also be a symptom. well managed with medication.

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    ankigarg87posted 7 years ago

    It is is a severe anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to any event which results in psychological trauma.

  5. LillyGrillzit profile image79
    LillyGrillzitposted 7 years ago

    PSTD, PTSS, means living with horror, and other day-time nightmares. Understanding why one is being affected by seemingly unrelated feelings, will help the healing begin. This is from a patient's view read more

  6. dilipchandra12 profile image78
    dilipchandra12posted 7 years ago

    It is a severe anxiety disorder. Possible sources of trauma include experiencing or witnessing childhood or adult physical, emotional or sexual abuse.Also, experiencing or witnessing an event perceived as life threatening such as physical assault, adult experiences of sexual assault, accidents, drug addiction, illnesses, medical complications, etc.

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    doc.helpposted 7 years ago

    ptsd= stress disorder occurring after an acute traumatic event.. ppl are unable to sometimes carry on their daily acivities, especially when they encounter any condition that evenly remotely reminds them of the stressor they have experienced.

  8. kaltopsyd profile image79
    kaltopsydposted 7 years ago

    PTSD is a psychological condition (an anxiety disorder) in which the affected person relives a traumatic incident. There are many symptoms of PTSD including:
    -reoccuring nightmares
    -being easily startled
    -having flashbacks (reliving the traumatic incidence)
    Depression and chronic anxiety is also common in people with PTSD.

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    Thewrongfishposted 7 years ago

    anxiety symptoms an individual experience following a traumatic event in that person's life, such as a rape or car accident, in which the person may have recurring nightmares, flashbacks, hypervigilance, etc.