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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Causes, Signs, Treatment, and Self-help tips

What is PTSD? In recent years it seems the term “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD” is more commonly talked about than it was in years past. PTSD, however, is nowhere near a “new” diagnosis. PTSD has existed as a condition since time immemorial. Prior to the Vietnam War, the condition was referred to as “shell shock,” “soldier’s heart,” and battle fatigue. With advances in mental health medicine and technology, following the Vietnam War, in 1980, “PTSD” the American Psychiatric Association [...]