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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Classification: Trauma And Stressor-Related Disorder

ICD-9-CM Code: 309.81

ICD-10-CM Code: F43.10

Symptoms: Disturbing thoughts, feelings, and dreams, in form of flashbacks or nightmares, following a physically or mentally traumatic event.

Usual Onset: N/A

Comorbidity: Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Alcohol Abuse, Substance Use Disorders

Gender Ratio: Women > Male

Treatments:

  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing
  • Antidepressants
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Medical Cannabis
  • Physical Exercise

Synonyms: PTSD, shell shock, combat neurosis

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