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Acute Stress Disorder Symptoms
Acute Stress Disorder is characterized by the development of severe anxiety, dissociative, and other symptoms that occurs within one month after exposure to an extreme traumatic stressor (e.g., witnessing a death or serious accident). As a response to the traumatic event, the individual develops dissociative symptoms. Individuals with Acute Stress Disorder have a decrease in emotional responsiveness, often finding it difficult or impossible to experience pleasure in previously enjoyable activities, and frequently feel guilty about pursuing usual life tasks.
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Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
A description of symptoms related to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, a debilitating condition that follows a terrifying event.
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