anxiety reaction

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Noun1.anxiety reaction - an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
anxiety disorder - a cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
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Researchers used the Swedish population and health registers to explore the role of clinically diagnosed PTSD, acute stress reaction, adjustment disorder, and other stress reactions in the development of CVD.
The defence said Tunstill's balance of mind was disturbed in the period following the birth on the evening of January 14 2017 and that she suffered "an acute stress reaction".
The main finding of the present study is that an acute stress reaction during the ICU stay, comprising symptoms of acute stress disorder, and perceived helplessness, significantly predicts the development of MDD up to six months after ICU.
It was said that her balance of mind was disturbed in the period following the birth on the evening of January 14 and that she suffered "an acute stress reaction".
Emma said the "initial shock period" can last up to two weeks and they might have an "acute stress reaction", adding: "They might have a narrowing of attention, be disorientated, feel sick.
The International Classification of Diseases-Tenth Revision (ICD 10) [9] criteria for Acute Stress Reaction stipulate that symptoms from transient stressors must diminish in less than 8 hours and symptoms from persistent stressors must diminish within 48 hours; but in our case the symptoms persisted and became progressively worse for 2 weeks following the initial stressor.
He added that at the time he killed his son, he could have been suffering an acute stress reaction due to his wife's death.
"We all know for one thing, Police Chief Superintendent Elmer Soria and many of our police officers from Region 8 have been through a lot for the past days and they may be experiencing what you may call 'acute stress reaction'," he said.
National police spokesman Reuben Sindac said Soria had experienced an "acute stress reaction" and had been transferred to headquarters in Manila.
The doctor said he would not be in favour of a diagnosis of "acute stress reaction" which he described as a rare occurance.
In addition to providing guidance on assessment and treatment of PTSD, the 2010 CPG also provides extensive review and guidelines related to acute stress reaction. The full specific components of the CPG begin with a review of acute stress reaction/disorder (Algorithm A), covering assessment, treatment (early intervention, specifically), re-assessment, and follow-up, to detect possible development of an acute stress reaction into PTSD.

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