Get Relief From Acute Stress Disorder

Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) is a psychological condition that can occur in response to a traumatic event. When individuals keep up with distressing incidents, such as serious accidents, natural disasters, or physical assaults, they may develop a range of distressing symptoms. These symptoms typically appear within a month of the traumatic event.

At Inspire You Mental Health and Wellness, we understand the debilitating impact of ASD. Our dedicated team of mental health professionals is experienced in working with individuals who have experienced trauma and are committed to helping you navigate the challenges of ASD.

Symptoms Of ASD In Adults

ASD symptoms can vary from person to person. However, they generally fall into four categories: intrusion, negative mood, dissociation, and arousal. Here is a breakdown of these ASD symptoms in Adults:


  • Distressing thoughts related to the traumatic event.
  • Vivid and intrusive re-experiencing of the traumatic event, as if it is happening again.
  • Disturbing and distressing dreams related to the traumatic event.

Negative Mood:

  • Feeling a persistent sense of fear, horror, anger, guilt, or shame related to the traumatic event.
  • Feeling emotionally numb or detached from others
  • Losing interest in previously enjoyed activities or withdrawing from social interactions.


  • Feeling disconnected or detached from oneself, as if observing oneself from outside the body.
  • Experiencing a sense of unreality from the surrounding environment.


  •   Being in a constant state of heightened alertness, always on the lookout for potential threats.
  • Experiencing disturbances in sleep patterns, such as insomnia or restless sleep.
  • Having frequent outbursts of anger or irritability.