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.

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.
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Basically among the patients eligible to apply for the course are those with the following diagnoses: having a concussion; light or severe perennial wounds and injuries; posttraumatic syndrome; psychoemotional disorders.
the idea that the posttraumatic syndrome is represented differently in different cultures, each reflecting the local idioms of distress.
Identification and modulation of dissociative symptoms, coupled with management of related posttraumatic syndromes, have been shown to be effective treatments.