Acute stress disorder (ASD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by a cluster of dissociative and anxiety symptoms occurring within one month of a traumatic event. (Dissociation is a psychological reaction to trauma in which the mind tries to cope...
- Exposure to Emotional Trauma
- Stressful Events
- History and Physical Exam
- Psychiatric Interview and Evaluation
- Psychologic Evaluation and Testing
Acute stress disorder (ASD) may develop after a traumatic event, and it can last up to one month. Learn about the symptoms of ASD.