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combat fatigue

n.
Posttraumatic stress disorder resulting from wartime combat or similar experiences. No longer in scientific use. Also called battle fatigue.
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combat fatigue

n
1. (Military) another term for battle fatigue
2. (Psychology) another term for battle fatigue
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bat′tle fatigue`


n.
a posttraumatic stress disorder occurring among soldiers engaged in active and usu. prolonged combat. Also called combat fatigue.
[1940–45]
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Noun1.combat fatigue - 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
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