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Synonyms for acute

Synonyms for acute

possessing or displaying perceptions of great accuracy and sensitivity

so serious as to be at the point of crisis or necessary to resolve a crisis

marked by severity or intensity

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having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course

extremely sharp or intense


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having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

of an angle


ending in a sharp point

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of critical importance and consequence

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Women whose acute stress disorder symptoms remain untreated following a miscarriage may maintain their symptom level or experience further exacerbation of acute stress disorder symptoms.
Addressing acute stress disorder and the dissociative symptoms early on could help in the prevention of PTSD, which has been found to last 7-10 years.
Of the two treatments, prolonged exposure therapy is more effective in treating acute stress disorder, but 20% of patients find the therapeutic experience so intense that they cannot finish treatment, Richard Bryant, Ph.D., said at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
Researchers polled 36 employees who witnessed a shooting in a California office building where a gunman fired upon 14 people, 8 fatally Thirty-three percent of the employees met the criteria for a diagnosis of acute stress disorder 8 days after the shooting.
Otieno, who lectures psychology at Kisii University, said before PTSD, the affected can first suffer from acute stress disorder (ASD) during the first three weeks to two months.
(29) According to the VA/DOD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder, (30) no universal prevention strategies for PTSD are currently recommended.
Behavioral disorders, suicidal ideation or attempt, acute stress disorder, and causing harm to others are the most common reasons for visits of child and adolescent psychiatric patients to the ED (6).
Alternative diagnoses to consider for new disorders that arise in the context of trauma among patients who are not exposed to trauma include major depressive disorder, adjustment disorder, and bereavement, as well as acute stress disorder (which is not validated but has potential utility as a billable diagnosis).
Trained, licensed therapists will explain the important distinctions between Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) and PTSD, how to identify the symptoms, and how it affects their family.
At the March 2015 trial, the defense argued that Bruners wifes infidelities caused him to suffer an acute stress disorder and a dissociative mental state.
It could be: 6 Acute stress disorder which comes on within a month of a traumatic event such as a death of a loved one or a serious car crash.
Although former studies assessed peri-ICU experiences as possible risk factors for post-ICU mental disorders [12, 17,19,20], it is not known whether perceived helplessness in ICU and symptoms of acute stress disorder are significant risk factors for the development of a MDD in CCI patients.
The other five include Phobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder , Generalized Anxiety Disorder , Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder .
The effects of web-based interventions on PTSD symptoms have been studied before, suggesting the feasibility of their application and prevention of persistent acute stress disorder (ASD) (14, 15).
Like other afflictions of our species, PTSD has been described in literature dating back at least to Homer's Odyssey and extending through Stephen Crane's description of acute stress disorder in The Red Badge of Courage and later Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five.
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