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Physical reactions associated with triggering events

Physical reactions associated with triggering events
Physical reactions associated with triggering events

These triggering events, thoughts, sounds, people or graphic representations may also cause a physical response including sweating, palpitations, anxiety and agitation, high blood pressure, among others. These physical reactions simulate what they initially experienced during the traumatic event and will be accompanied by a change in behavior as previously mentioned. Note that these physical alterations and the psychological distress associated with them are not linked to using an abuse substance such as alcohol and drugs or another medical condition.

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