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Posts Tagged ‘Acute stress Disorder’

Stress Ultimate Cause of Illness

Stress the Ultimate Cause of Illness

The Ultimate Cause of Illness and Disease is Stress  Stress is the ultimate cause of illness and mortality. Stress is not a disease. Stress causes illness and disease. 90% of what sends people to their physician is stress related illnesses.  Millions of people leave the physicians office with prescriptions for anti-depressants, anti-anxiety medications, and every…

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What is a Nervous Breakdown

Nervous Breakdown what is it?

What is a Nervous Breakdown or Mental Breakdown ?  Nervous breakdown and mental breakdown are very outdated terms still used by the lay person typically describing emotional or physical stress that makes someone unable to function in day-to-day life. Though once used as umbrella term for a wide range of mental illnesses, mental health professionals…

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ACUTE STRESS Disorder

Acute Stress Disorder STRESSED OUT

OMG STRESSED OUT Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) is a caused by traumatic stress and lasts at least 3 days to 1-month. The DSM-5 manual states that stressful events which do not include severe and traumatic components do not lead to Acute Stress Disorder . Acute Stress Disorder develops after exposure to one or more traumatic events,…

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Trauma PTSD

Common Reactions to Trauma

Most people have some kind of stress reaction after a trauma. Having such a reaction has nothing to do with personal weakness. Stress reactions may last for several days or even a few weeks. For most people, if symptoms occur, they will slowly decrease over time. What are common reactions to trauma? There are common…

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