Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

R. Yehuda, C. M. Wong

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Both acute stress disorder (ASD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are conditions that can occur in people who have been exposed to a traumatic life event. Traumatic events are thought to occur in at least 50% of the population. This article compares and contrasts the neuropsychology, neuroendocrinology and neurobiology of ASD and PTSD. © 2007

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Stress
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780123739476
StatePublished - 2007


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