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Stress Disorders, Traumatic, Acute

"Stress Disorders, Traumatic, Acute" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A class of traumatic stress disorders that is characterized by the significant dissociative states seen immediately after overwhelming trauma. By definition it cannot last longer than 1 month, if it persists, a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (STRESS DISORDERS, POST-TRAUMATIC) is more appropriate.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Stress Disorders, Traumatic, Acute" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Stress Disorders, Traumatic, Acute" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2005 and 2006
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