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Associated Conditions for Post-traumatic stress disorder

Excerpts on associated medical conditions for Post-traumatic stress disorder:

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: NWHIC (Excerpt)

The disorder can be accompanied by depression, substance abuse, or anxiety. (Source: excerpt from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: NWHIC)

Facts about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: NIMH (Excerpt)

Co-occurring depression, alcohol or other substance abuse, or another anxiety disorder are not uncommon. The likelihood of treatment success is increased when these other conditions are appropriately identified and treated as well. (Source: excerpt from Facts about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: NIMH)

List of associated medical conditions for Post-traumatic stress disorder:

The list of conditions mentioned by various sources as associated with Post-traumatic stress disorder includes:

About associated conditions for Post-traumatic stress disorder:

Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Post-traumatic stress disorder, and underlying causes may be causes of Post-traumatic stress disorder, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Post-traumatic stress disorder. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Post-traumatic stress disorder. People with Post-traumatic stress disorder may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Post-traumatic stress disorder is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.


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