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Is the post-traumatic stress disorder limited to soldiers?
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In brief: Not limited
Ptsd can occur from any kind of trauma.
The severity of the trauma and duration of exposure seem to play a role in who develop ptsd . Victims of rape and other crimes may develop ptsd.

In brief: Not limited
Ptsd can occur from any kind of trauma.
The severity of the trauma and duration of exposure seem to play a role in who develop ptsd . Victims of rape and other crimes may develop ptsd.
Dr. Brandon Riesenmy
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: No
The fact that there are so many veterans with this disease, sometimes gives people the idea that it is a military disorder. What is necessary is that that their is a trauma or traumas that are horrific or life threatening.
There are many civilian who suffer from ptsd.

In brief: No
The fact that there are so many veterans with this disease, sometimes gives people the idea that it is a military disorder. What is necessary is that that their is a trauma or traumas that are horrific or life threatening.
There are many civilian who suffer from ptsd.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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