PTSD – A feeling of utter helplessness after a traumatic event

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder that may occur after one has gone through an extreme emotional trauma that involved the threat of injury or death. Some of the major symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder are: nightmares, too much anxiety, upsetting flashbacks, difficulty in sleeping, etc. Battle-scarred soldiers often suffer from this disorder after wars.