posttraumatic syndrome

post·trau·mat·ic syn·drome

a clinical disorder that often follows head injury, characterized by headache, dizziness, neurasthenia, hypersensitivity to stimuli, and diminished concentration.
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post·trau·mat·ic syn·drome

(pōst'traw-mat'ik sin'drōm)
A clinical disorder that often follows head injury, characterized by headache, dizziness, neurasthenia, hypersensitivity to stimuli, and diminished concentration.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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the idea that the posttraumatic syndrome is represented differently in different cultures, each reflecting the local idioms of distress.
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