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Margaret Test, Olive Scheme

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  • 1. A Presentation by Margaret Great Information Goes Here
  • 2. A person exposed to a traumatic event where both are present
    • The person experienced, witnessed, or was confronted with an event or events that involved actual or threatened death or serious injury, or a threat to the physical integrity of self or others
    • The person’s response involved intense fear, helplessness, or horror
    Acute Stress Disorder
  • 3. Either during or after experiencing the distressing event, the individual has three (or more) of these dissociative symptoms
    • A subjective sense of numbing, detachment, or absence of emotional responsiveness
    • A reduction in awareness of one’s surroundings (being in a daze)
    • Derealization
    • Depersonalization
    • Dissociative amnesia (inability to recall important aspect of the trauma)
    Acute Stress Disorder
  • 4. The traumatic event is persistently reexperienced in at least one of the following ways
    • Recurrent images, thoughts, dreams, illusions, flashback episodes, or a sense of reliving the experiences
    • Distress on exposure to reminders of the traumatic event
    Acute Stress Disorder
  • 5. Marked avoidance of stimuli that arouse recollections of the trauma
    • Thoughts
    • Feelings
    • Conversations
    • Activities
    • Places
    • People
    Acute Stress Disorder
  • 6. Marked symptoms of anxiety or increased arousal
    • Difficulty sleeping
    • Irritability
    • Poor concentration
    • Hypervigilance
    • Exaggerated startle response
    • Motor restlessness
    Acute Stress Disorder
  • 7. The disturbance causes clinically significant distress or impairment
    • Social
    • Occupations
    • Or other important areas of functioning
    • Or impairs the individual’s ability to pursue some necesssary task, such as:
      • Obtaining necessary assistance
      • Mobilizing personal resources by telling family members about the traumatic experience
    Acute Stress Disorder
  • 8. Duration
    • The disturbance lasts for a minimum of 2 days
    • And a maximum of 4 weeks
    • And occurs within 4 weeks of the traumatic event
    Acute Stress Disorder

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