• synonyms

delayed stress reaction

or de·layed-stress reac·tion

noun Psychiatry.
  1. a post-traumatic stress disorder occurring more than six months after the experience of a traumatic event.
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Also called delayed stress syndrome, de·layed-stress syn·drome.
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