Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
Adjustment; Stress; Trauma
The trauma- and stressor-related disorders are a group of diagnoses in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM-5; American Psychiatric Association 2013). These diagnoses may be used to characterize a range of pathological reactions to a distinct traumatic or stressful experience. These disorders include reactive attachment disorder, disinhibited social engagement disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, acute stress disorder, and adjustment disorders.
References and Readings
- Casey, P. R., & Strain, J. J. (Eds.). (2015). Trauma- and stressor-related disorders: A handbook for clinicians. Arlington: American Psychiatric Association Publishing.Google Scholar