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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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Sensitivity and Specificity of the Acute Stress Disorder Diagnosis in relation to the PostTraumatic Stress Disorder Diagnosis
Bryant, "The Relationship between Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Prospective Evaluation of Motor Vehicle Accident Survivors," Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, vol.
Acute stress disorder symptoms in children and their parents after pediatric traffic injury.
It should be noted that mental disorders secondary to MVAs can range from relatively benign conditions, such as adjustment disorder, which would have an onset within three months of the occurrence of a stressor and would remit within six months, even without treatment; to an acute stress disorder, similar to PTSD but lasting only 28 days; to a post-traumatic stress disorder.
Recent medical checkups also showed the rest of the cabin crew are suffering from acute stress disorder, given symptoms such as sleeplessness, an inability to concentrate, and increased smoking and drinking, the officials said.
In our large VA Mental Health Service, we immediately tried to prepare for the effect of the events by having staff available for the management of acute stress disorder and exacerbations of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
1] The stress that family members of head-injured patients experience and their reactions may be classified as an acute stress disorder.
Acute stress disorder -- less severe than post-traumatic stress disorder -- refers to temporary psychological symptoms following extreme distress or physical risk (SN: 5/25/91, p.
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.
Acute stress disorder symptoms last from 3 days to 1 month, while post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms are present for >1 month.
It discusses hypnosis, dissociation, and absorption from a theoretical, assessment, and clinical perspective, and addresses the clinical implications of applying hypnosis to disorders like dissociative identity disorder, borderline personality disorder, somatoform disorder, acute stress disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder.
The specificity of PTSD and Acute Stress Disorder, methods and techniques of working with children with PTSD / ASD.
She describes paradigms of hysteria and posttraumatic stress disorder, including how culture and gender inform diagnosis; the psychosomatic symptoms of PTSD and the role of yoga and breathing in treatment; dissociation and its relationship to trance, possession states, hypnosis, and metanormal experiences associated with shamanism, as well as assessment and treatment; touch therapies for PTSD and the concept of somatic empathy; assessment and therapies for PTSD, complex PTSD, acute stress disorder, and developmental trauma disorder; nutrition programs; the basics of integrative posttrauma therapy and complementary and alternative, traditional medicine, and innovative methods; and the use of botanical medicines, detoxification, and psychoactive plants.
The long-term benefits of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for trauma survivors with acute stress disorder were investigated by assessing patients 3 years after treatment.
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