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Unformatted text preview: Limbic system (emotion) • Endocrine system (metabolism; blood pressure) • Autonomic nervous system (gastrointestinal) • Immune system (lymph nodes) • Can result in problems with: • Memory • Learning • Attention • Concentration • Can affect children's development • May be related to higher levels of ADD Dissociation • What happens if you cannot fight or flee? • Body prepares for injury • Seen most commonly in sexual abuse • Starts as a coping strategy but becomes problemsatic • Does not allow for appropriate grief response • Depersonalization: internal world and self are unreal • Derealization: external world is unreal...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course SOCWRK 1015 taught by Professor Rachelfusco during the Fall '11 term at Pittsburgh.
- Fall '11