from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. posttraumatic stress disorder

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  • n. Initialism of post-traumatic stress disorder.

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  • n. 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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