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post-traumatic stressdisorder

 a type of anxietydisorder that arises as a consequence of the experience of a traumatic event, such as a life-threatening event. Symptomstypically involve a persistent re-experience of the event, through hallucinations,recollections, flashbacks, increased anxiety and guilt.

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September 27th 2021

actor/observer biases

 theserefer to the tendency for (a) ‘actors’ to explain their own behaviour in situationalterms and (b) observers to explain the behaviour of others in dispositional (person) terms.