psy270r3_appendix_d

psy270r3_appendix_d - Axia College Material Appendix D...

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Axia College Material Appendix D Psychological and Psychophysiological Stress Disorders Respond to the following: 1. Stress can be the root cause of psychological disorders. Name four symptoms shared by acute and posttraumatic stress disorders. Re-experiencing the traumatic event People may be battered by recurring memories, dreams or nightmares connected to the event. A few relive the event so vividly in their minds (flashbacks) that they think it is actually happening again. Avoidance People will usually avoid activities that remind them of the traumatic event and will try to avoid related thoughts, feelings, or conversations. Reduced responsiveness People feel detached from other people or lose interest in activities that once brought enjoyment. Some experience symptoms of dissociation , or psychological separation: they feel dazed, have trouble remembering things, or have a sense of derealization (feeling that the environment is unreal or strange). Increased arousal, anxiety, and guilt
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2010 for the course PSY 270 taught by Professor Hall during the Spring '05 term at University of Phoenix.

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