Surviving Childhood: An Introduction to the Impact of Trauma
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The Psychology and Physiology of Trauma - Quiz


1. True or False: The alarm reaction is the body’s only physiological response to a threat.

2. True or False: The fearful child focuses on body language more than verbal language in understanding communication.

3. True or False: Dissociation causes a child to tune out all non-critical information.

4. True or False: Dissociation is always a result of threats or trauma.

5. True or False: Sweaty palms, rapid breathing, and nausea are examples of intrusions.

6. True or False: Anxiety, an increased heart rate, and the urge for fight or flight are all hallmarks of dissociation.

7. True or False: Traumatic memory involves the storage and recall of traditional cognitive, emotional, motor-vestibular, and state memory information.

8. True or False: Normal mental mechanisms will attempt to process and master the experience, regardless of what type of trauma is experienced.

9. True or False: When a child experiences “hysterical materializations,” or hallucinations that a dead loved one has visited them, it is always important for them to understand that their memory is not real.

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