Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on

This bestselling vintage provides seminal thought and learn on posttraumatic pressure affliction (PTSD). jointly, the best editors and individuals comprehensively learn how trauma impacts an individual's biology, conceptions of the realm, and mental functioning.

Key issues contain why sure humans cope effectively with nerve-racking studies whereas others don't, the neurobiological methods underlying PTSD symptomatology, enduring questions surrounding anxious stories and dissociation, and the center elements of potent interventions.

A hugely influential paintings that laid the root for lots of of the field's carrying on with advances, this quantity is still an immensely informative and thought-provoking medical reference and textual content. a brand new preface to the paperback version situates the ebook in the context of up to date examine advancements.

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This bestselling vintage provides seminal thought and learn on posttraumatic pressure affliction (PTSD). jointly, the best editors and individuals comprehensively learn how trauma impacts an individual's biology, conceptions of the realm, and mental functioning.

Key issues contain why sure humans cope effectively with nerve-racking studies whereas others don't, the neurobiological methods underlying PTSD symptomatology, enduring questions surrounding anxious stories and dissociation, and the center elements of potent interventions.

A hugely influential paintings that laid the root for lots of of the field's carrying on with advances, this quantity is still an immensely informative and thought-provoking medical reference and textual content. a brand new preface to the paperback version situates the ebook in the context of up to date examine advancements.

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Over time, the initial intrusive thoughts of the trauma may come to contaminate the individual's responses to a range of other cues and reinforce the selective dominance of the traumatic memory networks (Pitman & Orr, 1990; Pitman, Orr, 8c Shalev, 1993). Triggers for intrusive traumatic memories may become increasingly more subtle and generalized; what should be irrelevant stimuli may become reminders of the trauma. For example, afirefightermay not be able to wear a watch because this acts as a reminder of having to get to respond to sudden emergencies, or a combat veteran may become upset by the sound of rain because it suggests the monsoon season in Vietnam.

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