Research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.


This document provides information on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr Sam Wilson, School of Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen and validated by Dr Martin Deahl, North Wrekin Community Mental Health Trust, Telford, Shropshire.