DSM-IV: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Warnings and Disclaimers
When an individual who has been exposed to a traumatic event develops anxiety symptoms, reexperiencing of the event, and avoidance of
stimuli related to the event lasting more than four weeks, they may be suffering from this
Also: acute stress disorder, battle fatigue
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Bloom John Voight plays an alcoholic veteran and father figure apparently
suffering from combat trauma as well in the coming of age film about a
teenage girl growing up in Nevada within sight of an early nuclear test.
- Van Der Kolk, Bessel A. (Contributor), et al Traumatic Stress -
The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and Society Hardcover 1996
- Wambaugh, Joseph The Onion Field Paperback 1974
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A criminal accused of murdering a police officer ties up the criminal justice system
for years while the police officer who survives the murder of his partner appears to
suffer from PTSD.