Management of PostTraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder

Publication Date: July 1, 2023
Last Updated: July 17, 2023

Assessment and Diagnosis of PTSD

When screening for PTSD, we suggest using the Primary Care PTSD Screen for DSM-5. (Weak for)

Prevention of PTSD

Selective Prevention of PTSD

For the prevention of PTSD among individuals who have been exposed to trauma, there is insufficient evidence to recommend for or against psychotherapy or pharmacotherapy in the immediate post-trauma period. (Neither for or against)



Management of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder

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