05-27-14_PTSD-2Post-traumatic stress disorder is a human response to experiencing a highly traumatic event.

PTSD has many root causes which include genetic predisposition, hormones and temperament, experiencing sexual assault, physical attack, a life-threatening event, natural disaster, accident or other life-altering events.

Many members of the military experience PTSD, especially those who engaged in active combat.

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