emotional or other disruptions whose indications present after a person has endured a traumatic encounter. Typically inclusive of the dissociative disorders, posttraumatic distress disorder, acute distress disorder, anxiety-based disorders, and some kinds of phobias.

POSTTRAUMATIC DISORDERS: "Her symptoms represent a large variety of posttraumatic disorders, so further evaluation will be needed to determine a specific cause."
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