Posts Tagged Post Traumatic Stress

Post-traumatic Stress

Post-traumatic Stress

When an individual is subjected to intense emotional and traumatic situations —such as assault, rape, torture, war, vehicular accident, accidents at work or natural disasters— these may lead to trauma, with the experience of fear, anxiety or horror. The individual may experience paralyzing fear, persistent re-experiencing of

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Anxiety

Anxiety

Anxiety can be triggered by environmental, biological, genetic and psychological aspects, and may be present along with depression. Some circumstances can lead to anxiety, such as: continued stress, traumatic experiences both in childhood and adulthood, substance intake (e.g., drugs, alcohol, and smoking) and personality traits (e.g., perfectionism

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Depression

Depression

Symptoms of depression may include discouragement, hopelessness, demotivation, anguish, sadness, irritation, frustration, worry, guilt, apathy, impotence, and revolt, and may be a result of the individual’s past traumatic experiences. Enthusiasm and enjoyment of the activities he or she performs may be diminished or simply cease to exist.

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