Review and critique of the new DSM-IV diagnosis of acute stress disorder.

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OBJECTIVE A new diagnosis can greatly influence scientific research, access to resources, and treatment selection in clinical practice. The authors review the historical evolution, rationale, empirical foundation, and clinical utility to date of the recently introduced diagnosis of acute stress disorder. METHOD The conceptual basis and relevant methods… (More)

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@article{Marshall1999ReviewAC, title={Review and critique of the new DSM-IV diagnosis of acute stress disorder.}, author={R. D. Marshall and Russell Spitzer and Michael R. Liebowitz}, journal={The American journal of psychiatry}, year={1999}, volume={156 11}, pages={1677-85} }