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Posttraumatic stress disorder resulting from wartime combat or similar situations, especially as experienced by combatants in World War I.
1. (Psychiatry) loss of sight, memory, etc, resulting from psychological strain during prolonged engagement in warfare. Also called: combat neurosis
a posttraumatic stress disorder occurring among soldiers engaged in active and usu. prolonged combat. Also called combat fatigue.
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|Noun||1.||shell shock - a mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare|