Human beings are unpredictable and it is often difficult to understand how they would react in some specific condition. Hence, there can arise some situations, which can be unbearable to the mind or conscience, and the people can have trouble accepting the fact or letting it settle down. The incident might be as small as a bad result at school or college or as big as a break up or death of someone close. The person affected by the syndrome, tends to create a shield around him and exhibits various natures, which he or she normally does not.
The disorder is wide spread and is found among the adults of the whole world, without any barrier of nation, country or sex. They account for almost 5-21% of all the psychiatric problems reported all over the world. The fact to be noted is that women are more prone to this condition than men. As a matter of fact, the number of women affected by the condition is twice when compared to the statistics among men. This is due to the fact that women are weaker, both emotionally and mentally.