By Richard A. Bryant PhD
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6%). for ASD severity and the independent measures of distress. This shows that nine symptoms performed optimally in achieving sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative predictive power. In DSM-5, we took the approach of treating each symptom as having equivalent weight because attempts to achieve better predictive accuracy with certain combinations or weightings of symptoms (which is essentially what was done in DSM-IV) failed to improve prediction. 1, we see that approximately 20% of the total sample reported nine symptoms, reinforcing the conclusion that nine symptoms may be the optimal number.
Derealization or depersonalization. 7. Dissociative amnesia of critical aspects of trauma (not due to other causes of impaired encoding or forgetting). Effortful avoidance of memories, thoughts, feelings of the trauma. 9. Effortful avoidance of external reminders of the trauma (situations, activities, conversations). Arousal 10. Sleep disturbance. 11. Irritable behavior and angry outbursts. Hypervigilance. 13. Concentration deficits. 14. Exaggerated startle response. C. Duration of symptoms occurs between 3 days and 1 month after trauma.
Initial responses to combat could include anxiety, depression, confusion, restricted affect, irritability, somatic pain, paralysis, withdrawal, listlessness, paranoia, nausea, startle reactions, and sympathetic hyperactivity (Bar-On, Solomon, Noy, & Nardi, 1986). Importantly, CSR has always been conceptualized as a transient reaction, and not one that is necessarily psychopathological. This presumption can be traced back to earlier military ideas that those who developed persistent psychological problems after combat were psychologically vulnerable.