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Acute stress disorder can start for as little as two days and last for weeks to months. It leads to the emergence of various psychiatric diseases, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and so on, after one month. It is the first trauma reaction that occurs after being exposed to trauma and stressors. The "fight-or-flight" response is linked to the stress response. By providing better therapy at the early stages of stress, such as acute stress disorder, we can prevent or reduce the likelihood of depression.


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VANDANA SHYAM, SHIVAM SHARMA, SHWETA AGGARWAL, PRIYANKA SEN, & ANIL KUMAR. (2022). AN ANTHOLOGY OF ACUTE STRESS DISORDER. Innovat International Journal Of Medical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7(3), 3–8. Retrieved from
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