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Can post traumatic stress disorder symptoms show up many years after the event that caused them?
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Dr. TRUC DAO
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: PTSD late appearance
Yes! and many years after discharge from military.
Can result from accumulated stresses successively in life, or not even accumulated stress besides the war experience [or any trauma, example = surviving severe life threatening sickness and severe long duration in ICU with lasting severe pain and emotional duress].

In brief: PTSD late appearance
Yes! and many years after discharge from military.
Can result from accumulated stresses successively in life, or not even accumulated stress besides the war experience [or any trauma, example = surviving severe life threatening sickness and severe long duration in ICU with lasting severe pain and emotional duress].
Dr. TRUC DAO
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Delayed PTSD
Expose the person to the right trigger and the old pain & memories can come cascading back.

In brief: Delayed PTSD
Expose the person to the right trigger and the old pain & memories can come cascading back.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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