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Unformatted text preview: C) POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER - disturbed behavior that is attributed to a major stressful event, but emerges after the event has ended (often years later). Very common in the 70's - Vietnam war veterans had symptom usually 9-60 months later. Occurs in general population as well: 1) most common - rape 2) seeing someone die or severely injured 3) close brush with death Symptoms include - nightmares, sleep disturbances, jumpiness, etc....
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- Fall '09