Loss and all that comes with it

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Loss and all that comes with it Jones, Russell T., Robert Frary, Phillippe Cunningham, J D. Weddle, and Lisa Kaiser. "The Psychological Effects of Hurricane Andrew on Ethnic Minority and Caucasian Children and Adolescents: a Case Study." Readings in Psychology (2006): 305-311. After a natural disaster, many people often deal with varying types of psychological disorders. People develop these disorders for many reasons, including the characteristics of the particular stressor, the cognitive processing of the traumatic event, the individual
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characteristics of each participant, and the characteristics of the environment. I believe that out of these reasons, the characteristics of the stressor and the characteristics of the pre- and post- environment, contribute to psychological disorders the most. The characteristics of the stressor are the loss of the person’s belongings and loved ones, the threat to their own life, and the fatalities. These characteristics play a huge role in whether the person develops a post-traumatic psychological disorder. When
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course PSYC 2044 taught by Professor Blcowart during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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