PTSD Post-traumatic stress disorder Definition - Mayo Clinic (article link)
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28 Jan 2010
- Published: 28 January 2010
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder that's triggered by a traumatic event. You can develop post-traumatic stress disorder when you experience or witness an event that causes intense fear, helplessness or horror.
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