SMAD. Revista eletrônica saúde mental álcool e drogas
versão ISSN 1806-6976
SERAFIM, Paula Maria e MELLO, Marcelo Feijó de. Acute and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. SMAD, Rev. Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool Drog. (Ed. port.) [online]. 2010, vol.6, n.spe, pp. 460-470. ISSN 1806-6976.
Acute and post-traumatic stress disorders are two conditions caused specifically by violence. These are severe disorders, with deep biological, psychological and social effects. The Program to assist in and study violence (PROVE) was created in 2004. As of May 2009 the assistance changed to a multidisciplinary approach. A total 1,445 cases were seen between that date and November 2009, and new patients were included, 76 adults and 27 children. The most common traumatic events were hold-ups and kidnapping (adults) and murder of a relative and sexual abuse (children). The multidisciplinary system is effective with high adherence (87%/6 months).
Palavras-chave : Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic; Violence; Mental Health; Diagnosis; Therapeutics.