Develops after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault.
A group of symptoms, such as stress, feeling sad or hopeless, and physical symptoms that can occur after you go through a stressful life event. The symptoms occur because you are having a hard time coping. Your reaction is stronger than expected for the type of event that occurred.
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