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Acute Stress Disorder: Definition, Causes and Treatment

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One difference between acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder is:

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1. Which of the following is NOT a diagnostic criterion of acute stress disorder?

2. Which of these is NOT a symptom of acute stress disorder?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is acute stress disorder and how is one diagnosed with this condition? This quiz/worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of these topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The difference between acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • The symptoms that lead to a diagnosis of acute stress disorder
  • A risk factor of acute stress disorder
  • A treatment for acute stress disorder

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about how to diagnose acute stress disorder
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the causes of acute stress disorder

Additional Learning

To learn more about this condition, review the accompanying lesson called Acute Stress Disorder: Definition, Causes and Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define acute stress disorder
  • Compare acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • List criteria that must be met to arrive at a diagnosis of acute stress disorder
  • Discuss the causes of acute stress disorder
  • Detail treatment options for those with acute stress disorder
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