acute stress disorder


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acute stress disorder

n.
A psychiatric disorder that occurs within a month after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event, characterized by symptoms such as flashbacks or amnesia, problems with concentration and sleep, emotional numbness, and persistent negative mood.
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