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6. Posttraumatic stress disorder
 
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6. Posttraumatic stress disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Although most people recover from experiencing a traumatic event, some will go on to develop a mental health problem such as depression or PTSD. Between 5 and 20 per cent of veterans will experience PTSD at some point in their lives.

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