Post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD and the military are commonly linked. PTSD can be considered a "young" diagnosis. It was not until that the diagnosis of PTSD as we know it today came to be. However, throughout history, people have recognized that exposure to combat situations can have a profound negative impact on the minds and bodies of those involved in these situations.
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In , when nowyear-old Brian Anderson returned home from two U. Army deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, he started to experience intrusive memories, flashbacks, nightmares, and heightened states of arousal — what he first thought were symptoms of high blood pressure or type 2 diabetes. But in the emergency room, doctors told the New Port Richey, Florida, man that what he was actually dealing with were panic attacks and post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD. But PTSD may occur as a result of trauma not only during combat, but also during training or even in times of peace. For instance, military sexual trauma, or trauma as a result of sexual assault or sexual harassment during peacetime, training, or war, can cause men and women to develop PTSD.
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