Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jan 23, 2018
  • Author: T Allen Gore, MD, MBA, CMCM, DFAPA; Chief Editor: Randon S Welton, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Other diagnoses to consider include the following:

  • Acute stress disorder
  • Adjustment disorder
  • ADHD
  • Malingering 
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Substance abuse
  • Medical problem
  • Post-concussion syndrome
  • Psychosis

Differential Diagnoses