Trauma- and Stressor Related Disorders

Trauma is the emotional and psychological response that one has to an extreme and distressing experience. This experience becomes so intense that we feel that our emotional stability, physical integrity, and even our lives are at imminent risk.


These disorders are related to being exposed to or witnessing a traumatic event such as car accident, rape, natural disaster, war, and even death.


The symptomatology observed includes intense anxiety, recurrent distressing memories, disturbing dreams and nightmares, avoiding places and situations, responding with fear to environmental triggers that reminds us the traumatic event.


Diagnoses to consider: Adjustment Disorder, Acute Stress Disorder, PTSD Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Adjustment disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder.

These disorders can very often go underdiagnosed and untreated. It is important to have early detection to take proper steps for an effective


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