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- Absence or grossly underdeveloped attachment between the child and putative caregiving adults.
- A persistent social and emotional disturbance characterized.
- The disturbance is evident before age 5 years.
- The child has a developmental age of at least 9 months

Reactive Attachment Disorder


- A pattern of behavior in which a child actively approaches and interacts with unfamiliar adults.
- The behaviors are not limited to impulsivity.

Disinhiblted Social Engagement Disorder


- Fairly similar to those of PTSD, but the duration is shorter.
- Symptoms occur between 3 days and 1 month after a trauma.

Acute Stress Disorder


- The development of emotional or behavioral symptoms in response to an identifiable
stressor(s) occurring within 3 months of the onset of the stressor(s).
- These symptoms or behaviors are clinically significant, as evidenced by one or both of the
- Marked distress that is out of proportion to the severity or intensity of the stressor
- Significant impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning

Adjustment Disorder


- Exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury, or sexual violence
- Presence of intrusion symptoms (1)
- Persistent avoidance of stimuli associated with the traumatic event/s (1)
- Negative alterations in cognitions and mood associated with the traumatic event/s (2)
- Marked alterations in arousal and reactivity associated with the traumatic event/s (2)
- Duration is more than one month
- Functional Impairment

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder