The Effects Of Post Traumatic Stress

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Every day in our lives, our body encounters with different reactions that is caused by events that happens around us on the daily. One reaction that our body’s trigger on the daily basis is stress. It’s a state of mental or emotional strain or tension that can be caused by hostile or very demanding situations. Stress is a way that our body responds to anything that have need of any demand or any type of threat. The body’s nervous system is effected by stress and has a specific of handling it. The nervous system act in response by discharging an overflow of the stress hormones, adrenaline and cortisol. Adrenaline is a hormone created by the adrenal glands, that is located right above your kidneys, that intensifies the rate of a person’s blood …show more content…
The effect of this hormone is to regulates and moderates the changes that take place in the body. One type of stress is Post-Traumatic Stress, which can be developed into a disorder (PTSD). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a disorder that is established from different types of surroundings or events that took place and traumatize a person. (Smith, Robinson and Segal) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can be developed by anybody but is known commonly to relate to soldiers. (Smith, Robinson and Segal) The disorder also influences people who maybe witness the traumatic event or the people who had to uncontaminated up the area where the traumatic event took place. (Smith, Robinson and Segal) Post-traumatic stress disorder is a disorder that can take possession of a person’s lifestyle, mental health but after seeking help and educating yourself, you can overcome this …show more content…
(Smith, Robinson and Segal) The severe symptoms that go away after a short period is called Acute Stress Disorder. (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) There are three categories of symptoms for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. They are re-experiencing the event, avoiding reminders of the trauma and the increased anxiety and emotional arousal. (Smith, Robinson and Segal) Re-experiencing the event is essentially when a person has flashbacks, nightmares, any feelings or physical reactions that repeats memories of themselves from the traumatic event. When a person is escaping any reminders of the trauma, they try to dodge anything that makes them recaps anything about the trauma. Once a person has sleeping troubles, angry for no apparent reason and has issues concentrating, they are experiencing the increased anxiety and emotional arousal symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder. Other symptoms that are associated with PTSD is when a person feels guilty, depressed, has the feeling of mistrust and betrayal and hopelessness. (Smith, Robinson and Segal) Any of the symptoms that has the duration of more than a month and is severe enough that it interferes with someone’s daily life, it is then considered as post-traumatic stress disorder. (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) Only a psychiatrist or a

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