torture syndrome

A post-torture complex characterised by a range of residua—e.g., extreme anxiety, insomnia, nightmares, phobias and suspicion of others; the end-stage is termed ‘post-traumatic cerebral syndrome’
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torture syndrome

Psychology A post-torture complex characterized by a range of residua–eg, extreme anxiety, insomnia, nightmares, phobias and suspicion of others; the end-stage is termed 'post-traumatic cerebral syndrome, See Post-traumatic cerebral syndrome.
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