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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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June 21st 2021

pervasive developmentdisorder (PDD)

refers to a group of five disorders characterised by delays inthe development of multiple basic functions includingsocialisation andcommunication. The most commonly known PDD is autism.