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PTSD

abbr.
posttraumatic stress disorder

PTSD

abbreviation for
(Psychiatry) post-traumatic stress disorder

PTSD

posttraumatic stress disorder.
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Noun1.PTSD - an anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as survivor guilt, reliving the trauma in dreams, numbness and lack of involvement with reality, or recurrent thoughts and images
survivor guilt - a deep feeling of guilt often experienced by those who have survived some catastrophe that took the lives of many others; derives in part from a feeling that they did not do enough to save the others who perished and in part from feelings of being unworthy relative to those who died; "survivor guilt was first noted in those who survived the Holocaust"
anxiety disorder - a cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
battle fatigue, combat fatigue, combat neurosis, shell shock - a mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare
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PTSD

[ˌpiːtiːɛsˈdiː] abbr (=post-traumatic stress disorder)PT teacher nprofesseur mf de sport

PTSD

abbr post-traumatic stress disorder. V. disorder.
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has received much attention and has been widely discussed following certain events of this century.
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As time passes, administrators, faculty, and staff should make students aware of the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, says John Marszalek, an assistant professor of counseling at Xavier University of Louisiana and a research fellow at Mississippi State University.
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