Anxiety Disorders

Acute Stress Disorder in the Elderly

Woman comforting a senior with acute stressed disorder.

    Bryant, R. A. (2011). Acute stress disorder as a predictor of posttraumatic stress disorder: A systematic review. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 72, 233-239.

    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5. American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Washington, D.C.

    "Treating Acute Stress Disorder: An Evaluation of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Supportive Counseling Techniques, 1999, Bryant et al, The American Journal of Psychiatry, 156:1780,1786, November 1999

    "Acute Stress Disorder", Updated 2005, The Merck Manual of Geriatrics, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Whitehouse Station, N.J.

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