Introduction/Repairing the Shattered Self: Recovering From Trauma

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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has a long history, although the name appeared first in 1980 when the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III) was published.1 Earlier literature refers to conditions that are essentially the same as PTSD by different names. For example, such terms as effort syndrome, DaCosta’s syndrome, and railway spine were all very fashionable in the 19th century.

J Clin Psychiatry 1997;58(suppl 9):3–4