PTSD vs. acute stress disorder

Discussion in 'Step I' started by bt9099, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. bt9099

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    Can someone tell me the difference? Thanks!!
     
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  3. SaturdayDwarf

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    It's just a time difference. Acute stress disorder only lasts 2-4 weeks. PTSD lasts more than a month.
     
  4. It'sElectric

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    Pretty stupid, and I definitely missed that world question, since I quickly glanced over the timeframe.
     

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