Results for: posttraumatic-stress-disorder

Is PDS a brain disorder?

PDS is not a brain disorder, but an acronym for a test to screen for Posttramatic Stress Disorder, which is considered an anxiety disorder (so yes, it is a brain disorder) PDS stands for "Posttraumatic Stress Diagnostic Scale." At least… Full Answer

What is seropax?

You are probably referring to Serepax which is the brand-name for oxazepam, a benzodiazepam. Benzos are often used for anxiety, insomia, seizures and alcohol withdrawal. Serepax has also been used off-label to treat social phobia and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Full Answer

What is posttraumatic stress disorder?

1. development of characteristic symptoms following a psychologically traumatic event that is generally outside the range of usual human experience; symptoms include numbed responsiveness to environmental stimuli, a variety of autonomic and cognitive dysfunctions, and dysphoria. 2. a DSM diagnosis… Full Answer