Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is classified as an anxiety disorder (ICD-10 F 43,1, DSM IV 309.81), to develop characteristic symptoms after traumatic exposure and to constantly avoid triggers to revive the traumatic event [1, 2]; historically PTSD has also been called railway spine, stress syndrome, shell shock, combat or battle fatigue, traumatic war neurosis, or post-traumatic stress ...

Da Costa was closely aligned with both Philadelphia’s medical and social elite. His fellow student, John H. Brinton, would become the first curator of the Army Medical Museum, traveling companion, a life-long friend, and Da Costa’s brother-in-law. Da Costa married Brinton’s sister, Sarah Frederica Brinton, in 1860. Short Communication Posttraumatic stress disorder following preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome M. G. van Pampus, H. Wolf, W. C. M. Weijmar Schultz, J. Neeleman YOUNG INVESTIGATOR PERSPECTIVES Biology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence P. Pervanidou Developmental–Behavioral Pediatrics Unit, First Department of Pediatrics, Athens University Medical School, Aghia Sophia Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece.