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Discussion Question One 2 What is an example of an anxiety disorder? What role does nature and nurture play in the development of this disorder? An instance of an anxiety disorder is post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD. Post-traumatic stress disorder is actually a disease or a disorder which has a tendency to develop following an event which may be considered as distressing or terrifying (Hansell & Damour, 2008). These types of events can be the unpredicted death of a family member, a sexual or physical harm, or even a natural calamity. Individuals who have post-traumatic stress disorder normally have fear-provoking reminiscences and ideas and of the event(s); these recollections and ideas have the capability to make the individual feel ‘frozen’ (Hansell & Damour, 2008). Because post-traumatic stress disorder comes after an event which may be considered
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Unformatted text preview: as terrible or horrifying, nurture appears to be more at play regarding individual experiences are concerned. But, both genetics and human hormones can both impact an individual's conduct. Genetics is the passing of characteristics from parents to their young (Hansell & Damour, 2008). In this capacity, however, making a decision of how much these types of characteristics have affected the individual's conduct is extremely debatable. Experts are still trying to recognize the individual genes which are liable for usual conducts in these types of diseases for example anxiousness, depression, shyness, and so on., by the use studies with twin babies to make a relationship between genetics and behavior (Hansell & Damour, 2008). But, in the event of post-traumatic stress disorder, the event is the cause of the illness, and therefore, nurture is more of a point. However, the conducts which arise from the event do have the capability to be affected by nature....
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  • Spring '13
  • ThomMote
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Hypervigilance

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