Skip to main content

Thank you for visiting You are using a browser version with limited support for CSS. To obtain the best experience, we recommend you use a more up to date browser (or turn off compatibility mode in Internet Explorer). In the meantime, to ensure continued support, we are displaying the site without styles and JavaScript.

Post-traumatic stress disorder

This PrimeView highlights the epidemiology of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), for which women, socioeconomically disadvantaged people and combat-exposed military personnel are at particular risk of acquiring. The management and mechanisms underlying PTSD are also summarized.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Post-traumatic stress disorder. Nat Rev Dis Primers 1, 15058 (2015).

Download citation


Quick links