post traumatic stress disorder
Definition/Scope: A psychological reaction that occurs after experiencing a highly stressing event (as wartime combat, physical violence, or a natural disaster) outside the range of normal human experience and that is usually characterized by depression, anxiety, flashbacks, recurrent nightmares, and avoidance of reminders of the event.
Used For:battle fatigue
Broader Terms:Protection WFF
Narrower Terms:psychological debriefing
Related Terms:brain injuries