A review of acute stress disorder in DSM‐5

@article{Bryant2011ARO,
  title={A review of acute stress disorder in DSM‐5},
  author={Richard A. Bryant and Matthew J. Friedman and David Spiegel and Robert J. Ursano and J. J. Strain},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
  year={2011},
  volume={28}
}
Acute stress disorder (ASD) was introduced into DSM‐IV to describe acute stress reactions (ASRs) that occur in the initial month after exposure to a traumatic event and before the possibility of diagnosing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and to identify trauma survivors in the acute phase who are high risk for PTSD. This review considers ASD in relation to other diagnostic approaches to acute stress responses, critiques the evidence of the predictive power of ASD, and discusses ASD in… 

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