- A. The individual experiences a traumatic event that includes both:
- -- 1. Participating, witnessing, or confronting an event that involves actual or threatened death or serious injury.
- -- 2. Intense fear, helplessness, or horror.
B. During or afterwards, the person has at least three dissociative
C. Persistent reexperiencing
of the event in at least one
stimuli that recall the trauma.
E. Marked symptoms of anxiety or increased arousal
F. Distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important functioning.
G. Occurs within 4 weeks
of the trauma. Lasts at least 2 days and at most 4 weeks
H. Not caused by a substance or a general medical condition. Not simply a worsening of a preexisting Axis I or Axis II disorder.