Post-traumatic stress disorder and Flat affect - from FDA reports


Flat affect is found among people with Post-traumatic stress disorder, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, take medication Effexor xr and have Bipolar disorder. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8 people who have Post-traumatic stress disorder from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 19, 2018

8 people who have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Flat Affect are studied.


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Gender of people who have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and experience Flat Affect *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and experience Flat Affect *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 37.5 %
  • 30-39: 25.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 37.5 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 2 people, 25.00%
  2. Hallucination, Auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus): 1 person, 12.50%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1 person, 12.50%
  4. Depression: 1 person, 12.50%
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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Ventavis: 2 people, 25.00%
  2. Seroquel Xr: 2 people, 25.00%
  3. Paxil: 2 people, 25.00%
  4. Lorazepam: 2 people, 25.00%
  5. Effexor Xr: 2 people, 25.00%
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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Homicidal Ideation (thoughts about human killing another human): 4 people, 50.00%
  2. Weight Increased: 4 people, 50.00%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 3 people, 37.50%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3 people, 37.50%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 37.50%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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