Acute Stress Disorder Vs PTSD
Acute Stress Disorder develops after exposure to one or more traumatic events, e.g., exposure to war (both civilians and military personnel), rape or sexual violence, physical attack, mugging, childhood physical or sexual violence, kidnapping or being taken hostage, terrorist attacks, torture, nature disasters and severe accidents. Many other causes of trauma are possible.
Exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury, or sexual violation in one (or more) of the following ways: Directly experiencing the traumatic event(s). Witnessing, in person, the events(s) as it occurred to others. Learning that the traumatic events(s) occurred to a close family member or close friend.
PTSD VS Acute Stress disorder
Difference is in Duration..
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