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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Publisher: National Institute of Mental Health
ISBN/ASIN: B00P87TRHM
Number of pages: 18

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PTSD is an anxiety disorder that some people get after seeing or living through a dangerous event. When in danger, it's natural to feel afraid. This fear triggers many split-second changes in the body to prepare to defend against the danger or to avoid it. But in PTSD, this reaction is changed or damaged. People who have PTSD may feel stressed or frightened even when they're no longer in danger.

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