In a world that is expose to chaos – no one is exempted from experiencing traumatic events such as, natural disasters, sexual violation, bullying, witnessing death or being in an accident. People
respond to these events differently, others can easily move on and live a normal life again and some suffers. These events can give nightmares that one can’t almost recover from, leading to serious mental health condition or stress. If you’re stressed and don’t know how to manage it, just click here to send us an email! We’ve laid out ways that you will find useful in dealing with stress. Meanwhile, here’s a brief discussion of acute stress disorder and it’s treatments.
Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)is a mental condition that people may experience after having a one or two traumatic events. This may occur with a minimum 3 days to not more than a month and without recognition and proper treatment, this can lead to a more serious mental state and additional mental disorders like anxiety and depression. This mental health condition is closely related to Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). One can develop PTSD after experiencing ASD.
If one is having ASD, they must seek healthcare professionals who can work with them in
improving their coping mechanisms and prevent serious mental health problem.
Some of the acute stress disorder treatment may include:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
-It is a common type of talk therapy. It may help the patients see their situation clearly and act in a more positive way. This treatment has shown to be effective.
-This technique can help patient manage their stress, control anxiety and promote
-Doctors may recommend taking anti-depressant for a period of time.
Building a Strong Support System
-Families and friend will be a big help in creating an environment that will help the
patient feel secure and recover fast to get back to their normal life.
Experiencing traumatic event is inevitable, and ASD is a common condition that can happen to
anyone. However, there’s always a way to prevent it. Be aware!