Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder that's triggered by a traumatic event. You can develop post-traumatic stress disorder when you experience or witness an event that causes intense fear, helplessness or horror. Many people who are involved in traumatic events have a brief period of difficulty adjusting and coping. But with time and healthy coping methods, such traumatic reactions usually get better. In some cases, though, the symptoms can get worse or last for months or even years. Sometimes they may completely disrupt your life. Signs and symptoms of PTSD typically begin within three months of the traumatic event. In some case PTSD symptoms may not show until years after the event. Post-traumatic stress
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