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posttraumatic

 [pōst″traw-mat´ik]
following injury.
posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD; an anxiety disorder caused by exposure to an intensely traumatic event, such as rape or assault, military combat or bombing of civilians, torture, death camps, natural disasters, terrible accidents, developmentally inappropriate sexual experiences, or life-threatening illness. Characteristics include reexperiencing the traumatic event in recurrent intrusive recollections, nightmares, or flashbacks; avoidance of trauma-associated stimuli and a generalized numbing of emotional responsiveness; and hyperalertness with difficulty in sleeping, remembering, or concentrating. The onset of symptoms may be delayed for months to years after the event.

post·trau·mat·ic

(pōst'traw-mat'ik),
Occurring after trauma and, by implication, caused by it.

posttraumatic

/posttrau·mat·ic/ (pōst″traw-mat´ik) occurring as a result of or after injury.

posttraumatic

(pōst′trô-măt′ĭk, -trou-)
adj.
Following injury or resulting from it: posttraumatic amnesia.

posttraumatic

[-trômat′ik]
Etymology: L, post, after, Gk, trauma, wounded
pertaining to any emotional, mental, or physiological consequences after a major illness or injury.

post·trau·mat·ic

(pōst'traw-mat'ik)
Occurring after trauma, and, by implication, caused by it.

posttraumatic

episode/event due to earlier trauma

post·trau·mat·ic

(pōst'traw-mat'ik)
Occurring after trauma and, by implication, caused by it.
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