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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (cont.)

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PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder, shellshock, shell shock, acute stress disorder, trauma, terrorism, fight or flight, stress, cortisol, flashbacks, emotional detachment, jumpiness, hyperactive startle reflex, mental disorder, combat veterans, 9/11, September 11, posttraumatic stress disorder

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The formal diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)was not introduced into the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders until its third publication in 1980.

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