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Acute Stress Disorder by Lilia Grenier Psychology What is Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)?  ASD is an anxiety disorder characterized by a group of dissociative and anxiety symptoms that occur within a month of a traumatic event.  Traumatic events include: witnessing or experiencing rape or other violent assaults; death, suffered a severe injury or natural disaster, or a severe transport accidents.  The person's response involves intense fear, guiltiness, helplessness, or horror. What are
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   Acute Stress Disorder    by Lilia GrenierPsychology   What is Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)?  ASD is an anxiety disorder characterized by a groupof dissociative and anxiety symptoms that occurwithin a month of a traumatic event.  Traumatic events include: witnessing or experiencingrape or other violent assaults; death, suffered asevere injury or natural disaster, or a severe transportaccidents.  The person's response involves intense fear,guiltiness, helplessness, or horror.  What are the differences between ASD andPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder?  ASD and PTSD are both disorders that can occur following atraumatic event.  ASD can be diagnosed between 2 days and 4 weeks afterexposure, where PTSD can only be diagnosed after 4 weekshave passed.  In addition to the symptoms experienced in PTSD, ASD includessymptoms of dissociation.  If left untreated, ASD is likely to advance into PTSD.  Symptoms :    Dissociative symptoms  Less aware of surroundings  Feeling numb or detached  Derealization  Depersonalization  Dissociative amnesia    Re-experiencing symptoms  Dreams  Illusions  Flashback  Intense distress
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