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Which of the following best describes post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

A disorder that is caused by a shocking, scary, or dangerous event

What percentage of veterans who served in Iraq may experience PTSD?

29 percent

What is the name of the service dog that helped David Crenshaw?


What was David Crenshaw's occupation before experiencing PTSD?


What symptoms did David Crenshaw experience due to his PTSD?

Having trouble sleeping and experiencing nightmares

Study Notes

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event.

Veterans and PTSD

  • Approximately 20% of veterans who served in Iraq may experience PTSD.

David Crenshaw's Experience

  • David Crenshaw, a veteran, suffered from PTSD and was helped by a service dog named Nikko.
  • Before experiencing PTSD, David Crenshaw's occupation was a soldier.
  • Symptoms of PTSD experienced by David Crenshaw include:
    • Flashbacks
    • Nightmares
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Suicidal thoughts

Test your knowledge on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with this quiz. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for this mental health condition that can affect individuals who have experienced traumatic events like war.

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