Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder


MSH: A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.,CSP: acute, chronic, or delayed reactions to traumatic events such as military combat, assault, or natural disaster.,MEDLINEPLUS: <p>Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a real illness. You can get PTSD after living through or seeing a traumatic event, such as war, a hurricane, <a href=''>rape</a>, <a href=''>physical abuse</a> or a bad accident. PTSD makes you feel stressed and afraid after the danger is over. It affects your life and the people around you.</p> <p>PTSD can

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