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Stressful events may affect your physiological health. Stress plays a major role in both physical and mental health; you are more susceptible to disease, also can affect your recovery from disease. Some immediate physiological changes are decreased perception of pain, digestive system stops’ metabolizing normally, immune system is suppressed, increased breathing, and increased oxygen to the brain. There are many factors that contribute to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, a lifetime history of trauma, an emotional response to trauma, child hood trauma. A
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Unformatted text preview: person who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder may be people who have been in war, who have seen friends killed or have been wounded themselves, or having to kill in combat. Other factors of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder may include being raped, being abused or molested, having a near death experience, witnessing a murder, or a death of a loved one, being abused by a family member or even a spouse....
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course SCI/162 AAGR0OHNS2 taught by Professor Helencole during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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