Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Stress Evaluation

The evaluation of a stress reaction includes a history and physical exam. Severe symptoms may require an evaluation by a mental health professional.

The physical exam is usually normal in someone with a stress reaction. Tests are not necessary to make the diagnosis of stress reaction.

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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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