In a Clinical Crossroads article published in September 2002, Murray
Stein, MD, discussed a 46-year-old man with posttraumatic stress disorder
(PTSD).1 The patient, Mr M, had physical and
emotional symptoms resulting from his involvement in 3 motor vehicle collisions
that occurred in the previous 2 years. In addition to persistent pain, he
experienced insomnia, fear, difficulty concentrating, nightmares, profound
fatigue, and diffuse anxiety.
Ship AN. A 46-Year-Old Man With Anxiety and Nightmares After a Motor Vehicle Collision, 2 Years Later. JAMA. 2004;292(18):2262. doi:10.1001/jama.292.18.2262