HyperDic: ptsd

English > 1 sense of the word PTSD:
NOUNstatePTSD, posttraumatic stress disorderan anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as survivor guilt, reliving the trauma in dreams, numbness and lack of involvement with reality, or recurrent thoughts and images
English > PTSD: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAn anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as survivor guilt, reliving the trauma in dreams, numbness and lack of involvement with reality, or recurrent thoughts and images.
Synonymposttraumatic stress disorder
Partssurvivor guiltA deep feeling of guilt often experienced by those who have survived some catastrophe that took the lives of many others
Narrowerbattle fatigue, combat fatigue, combat neurosis, shell shockA mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare
Broaderanxiety disorderA cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
Catalansíndrome d'estrès posttraumàtic

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