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Acute Stress Disorder

 After experiencing sever stress or life threatening conditions ; a symptom complex is commonly seen known as " Acute stress reaction . 



                                                                                       Acute Stress Disorder Diagnostic Criteria                                                                                        A.Exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury, or sexual violation in one (or more) of the following ways: 1.Directly experiencing the traumatic event(s). 2.Witnessing, in person, the event(s) as it occurred to others. 3.Learning that the event(s) occurred to a close family member or close friend. Note: In cases of actual or threatened death of a family member or friend, the event(s) must have been violent or accidental. 4.Experiencing repeated or extreme exposure to aversive details of the traumatic event(s) (e.g., first responders collecting human remains, police officers repeatedly exposed to details of child abuse). Note: This…