Macbeth Ptsd

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that involves a reaction to a traumatic event. There are four types of symptoms that doctors associated PTSD with: Intrusive memories, avoidance, negative changes in thinking and mood, and changes in physical and emotional reactions. Some specific symptoms of PTSD are: nightmares, avoiding things that remind the person of the event, bad thoughts, depression, sleep problems, anger issues, and guilt/shame (Mayo Clinic). Furthermore, the symptoms usually start soon after the traumatic event. All the symptoms of PTSD can be traced back to a traumatic event, and each case is different (VA). When all the symptoms in the play are taken into consideration, it is reasonable to say that Macbeth has
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