Research is showing that PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder, can be cumulative, meaning that it can occur over time. That means those little events that occur along the road of living with a chronic condition can, over time, essentially wear down your coping resources. PTSD can result. I hope you will take a look at a recent article I wrote on this topic: https://justgotdiagnosed.com/resources/ptsd-why-you-should-be-concerned-and-what-can-do/
PTSD: Why you should be concerned.