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Lesson 3: After the Trauma: The Costs of Coping
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After the Trauma: The Costs of Coping

QUIZ

Identify the following statements as either True or False.

1. Doctors cannot always predict what symptoms and physical changes might present in any given individual's acute post-traumatic period.
True
False

2. Hypervigilance is a dissociative behavior.
True
False

3. Tachycardia (a fast heart rate) is one of the characteristics of physiological hyperarousal.
True
False

4. Children may experience so much pain and anxiety as a result of a traumatic event that they become overwhelmed and dissociate.
True
False

5. Dissociation is more common in older children, whereas hyperarousal is more common in younger children.
True
False

6. A post-traumatic stress response lasting longer than six weeks becomes characterized as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
True
False




 


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