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What is PTSD?

The American Psychiatric Association defines post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as “an anxiety (emotional) disorder which stems from a particular incident evoking significant stress.” PTSD can be found in survivors of combat, combat training accidents, the Holocaust, automobile accidents, sexual assaults, and other traumatic experiences.   Excerpt taken from Wounded Spirits by Doug Carragher, Definitions…

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