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Complications of Post-traumatic stress disorder

Complications list for Post-traumatic stress disorder:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Post-traumatic stress disorder includes:

See also the symptoms of Post-traumatic stress disorder and Post-traumatic stress disorder: Introduction.

Complications of Post-traumatic stress disorder:

Rates of depression are especially high in people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a debilitating condition that can occur after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. In one study supported by NIMH, more than 40 percent of patients with PTSD had depression when evaluated both at one month and four months following the traumatic event. (Source: excerpt from Depression Research: NIMH)

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About complications:

Complications of Post-traumatic stress disorder are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Post-traumatic stress disorder. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Post-traumatic stress disorder and complications of Post-traumatic stress disorder is unclear or arbitrary.


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