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Is extreme workplace stress over a period of 16 months enough to cause ptsd or make a pre-existing condition worsen to need intervention?

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Dr. Robert Kwok answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

It can happen: Extreme stress means different things to different people. It can happen over 16 months, or even just 16 seconds as in witnessing a gruesome killing or suffering an assault or battery. One's primary care doctor can help, and may refer to Psychiatry or Psychology.

Answered 7/29/2016



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