Crime_Victimization - Crime Victimization

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Trauma and Stress Equilibrium
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Stressors Acute Stressors Chronic Stressors Developmental Stressors
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The Crisis Reaction Can be physical Can be emotional
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Physical reactions to trauma Frozen Fright Flight or Fight response
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Physiological reactions Adrenaline begins to pump through body Body may relieve itself of excess  materials Physical senses: 1 or more may become  acute, while others shut down
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Physiological reactions Heart rate increases Hyperventilation Sweating
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Emotional Reactions Stage 1: Initial Impact Stage 2: Recoil Stage 3: Reorganization
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Severity of the crisis reaction is affected by: Intensity of the crime event Suddenness of its occurrence Duration of the event Ability to understand what happened Stability of the crime victim prior to the  crime event
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Crime = Loss = Bereavement Loss of control over one’s life
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Crime_Victimization - Crime Victimization

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