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29 August 2011

9/11 leaves PTSD legacy

The September 11 terror strikes left American psychiatrists a lasting legacy of unexpected size, thousands of people living and struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder.

The September 11 terror strikes left American psychiatrists a lasting legacy of unexpected size, thousands of people living and struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), 10 years on.

“In fact, a lot of people were having PTSD reactions without understanding it. They were having a physical response, they were panicking more than the real situation might make them, to react in this way," he explained.

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