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What does ASD stand for?

ASD stands for Acute Stress Disorder

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She describes paradigms of hysteria and posttraumatic stress disorder, including how culture and gender inform diagnosis; the psychosomatic symptoms of PTSD and the role of yoga and breathing in treatment; dissociation and its relationship to trance, possession states, hypnosis, and metanormal experiences associated with shamanism, as well as assessment and treatment; touch therapies for PTSD and the concept of somatic empathy; assessment and therapies for PTSD, complex PTSD, acute stress disorder, and developmental trauma disorder; nutrition programs; the basics of integrative posttrauma therapy and complementary and alternative, traditional medicine, and innovative methods; and the use of botanical medicines, detoxification, and psychoactive plants.
These responses characterise Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) which is a significant anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to any event that results in psychological trauma, according to Dr Raymond Hamden, clinical and forensic psychologist at the Human Relations Institute.
His lawyer said: 'Mr Dewani doesn't appear today and has been excused on the basis of a report by a psychiatrist that he is suffering from acute stress disorder and depressive adjustment disorder and is therefore unfit to attend court,' said prosecutor Ben Watson.
Patients were excluded if they had major depression, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, phobic disorder, OCD, posttraumatic stress disorder, acute stress disorder, substance-induced anxiety disorder, psychosis, dementia, or substance abuse or dependence within the preceding 3 months.