Cause And Effect Of Anxiety Essay

1103 Words Jan 24th, 2016 null Page
The term ‘trigger’ is used in many different ways when it comes to anxiety. It can be something that brings up severely crippling memories. It can be something that causes someone to enter an anxiety attack for what seems like no specific reason. It can even be used to describe something that makes you want to do something hurtful and full of regret. Either way, while a lot of people have the gift of not having to deal with ‘triggers’, there are a great number of people who have to live with them daily. And based on my own experiences and those of the people around me, I do believe the faculty should be required to use trigger warnings in certain situations. The term ‘anxiety’ is usually defined as a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease in a situation. The term ‘anxiety attack’ is usually defined as an intense attack of anxiety that causes the sufferer to have feelings of impending doom and trembling. Why are these two definitions important? They are two very important components when it comes to understanding ‘triggers’. Typically, a trigger is related to anxiety. They are things a victim or someone with an anxiety disorder—such as anything on the autistic spectrum, GAD (General Anxiety Disorder), or Panic Disorder—has to deal with on a day to day basis. When someone who has developed a trigger experiences the trigger, they will normally do one of three things—they will get angry at those around them, completely shut themselves out, or enter a state of mania and panic.…

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