shell shock


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shell shock

n.
Posttraumatic stress disorder resulting from wartime combat or similar situations, especially as experienced by combatants in World War I.

shell shock

n
1. (Psychiatry) loss of sight, memory, etc, resulting from psychological strain during prolonged engagement in warfare. Also called: combat neurosis

bat′tle fatigue`


n.
a posttraumatic stress disorder occurring among soldiers engaged in active and usu. prolonged combat. Also called combat fatigue.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shell shock - a mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare
posttraumatic stress disorder, 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
Translations

shell shock

n (old) → psicosi traumatica (da bombardamento)

shell shock

n (ant) trastorno de estrés postraumático (TEPT), neurosis f de guerra (ant)
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