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Category: PTSD Benefits

What is PTSD?

Posted by Gregory M. Rada | June 14, 2021 | PTSD Benefits

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental condition described by the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), as “a trauma- and stressor-related disorder.”  The DSM-5 states: [t]he essential feature of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the development of characteristic symptoms following exposure to one or more traumatic events…. read more