post-traumatic stress disorder

Definitions

Law

  • noun a psychological condition affecting people who have suffered severe emotional trauma as a result of a bad experience

Medical

  • noun a psychological condition affecting people who have suffered severe emotional trauma, e.g. occasioned by war or natural disaster. Its symptoms include chest pain, dizziness, sleep disturbances, flashbacks, anxiety, tiredness, and depression.

Military

  • noun mental collapse, as a result of a frightening or horrific experience.
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