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 (pōst′trô-măt′ĭk, -trou-)
Following injury or resulting from it: posttraumatic amnesia.


(Medicine) of, relating to, or occurring after trauma or shock


(ˌpoʊst trəˈmæt ɪk, -trɔ-, -traʊ-)

occurring after physical or psychological trauma.
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A new posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) eLearning program for mental health providers will help improve treatment for former Australian Defence Force (ADF) members.
Doka, PhD, and Richard Tedeschi, PhD, will focus on the concept of Posttraumatic Growth.
Patients discharged from intensive care units were far more likely to report physical symptoms of depression than posttraumatic distress disorder symptoms, a study published in Lancet Respiratory Medicine shows.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that occurs after experiencing an event that involved the threat of death or serious injury characterised by the re-experience of the traumatic event, increased arousal and the avoidance of stimuli-associated trauma (2).
Research on the mental health outcomes of veterans from previous conflicts has shown that combat exposure and deployment stress increase veterans' risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, substance abuse, impairments in social and occupational functioning, and use of heathcare services [2-7].
Washington, Feb 11 ( ANI ): A new research has shown that Congolese war refugees who learned the Transcendental Meditation technique showed a significant reduction in posttraumatic stress disorder in just 10 days.
Meichenbaum, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2012; see also Alvord, Zucker, & Grados, 2011; Glicken, 2006; Graham, 2013; Gonzales, 2012; Neenan, 2009; Reich, Zautra & Hall, 2011; Southwick & Charney, 2012) and posttraumatic growth (e.
Religious coping, posttraumatic stress, psychological distress, and posttraumatic growth among female survivors four years after Hurricane Katrina
They describe the history and physical examination, specific tests, and the diagnosis and management of common comorbidities of traumatic brain injury and polytrauma with traumatic brain injury and amputation, burns, or spinal cord injury, including concussion, aphasia, contracture, dysphagia, focal weakness, hearing and visual dysfunction, neglect, neuroendocrine dysfunction, neurogenic bowel/bladder, postconcussive syndrome, posttraumatic seizure, pressure ulcers, sexual dysfunction, spasticity, posttraumatic stress disorder, pain, depression, headache, insomnia, fatigue, alcohol and substance abuse, dizziness, sensory and communication disorders, and work issues.
The AES also recognizes that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the signature injury of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF), and hence, a large proportion of our returning injured war veterans will be at risk for developing posttraumatic epilepsy.
On the other hand, Posttraumatic Growth (PTG) is defined as positive psychological changes in response to a trauma (Tedeschi & Calhoun, 1995).
This article will examine the links between military traumatic stress and mental health problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and between military traumatic stress and problematic alcohol use.

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