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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental illness related to memories that follow a terrifying physical or emotional event. PTSD causes the person who survived the event to have persistent, frightening thoughts and memories, or flashbacks, of the ordeal. People with PTSD often live their lives feeling emotionally numb.
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Causes of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Signs and Symptoms

Diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Prevention of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Last Updated: 07/2013