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Post-traumatic stress disorder

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Introduction
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events.
Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder
The symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can have a significant impact on your day-to-day life.
Causes of post-traumatic stress disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after a single very stressful, frightening or distressing event, or after a prolonged traumatic experience.
Treating post-traumatic stress disorder
The main treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are psychotherapy or medication.
"I had three or four flashbacks a day"
In some exceptional cases, the vivid recollection of a trauma can cause distress many years after the incident. Andy, an ex-fire officer, describes his
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