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Stress ↓

Stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. In other words, it's an omnipresent part of life. A stressful event can trigger the "fight-or-flight" response, causing hormones such as adrenalin and cortisol to surge through the body A little bit of stress is exciting—it keeps us active and alert. But chronic stress can have detrimental effects on health. You may not be able to control the stressors in your world, but you can alter your reaction to them.Acute stress disorder develops within one month after an individual experiences or sees an event involving a threat or actual death, serious injury, or physical violation to the individual or others, and responds to this event with strong feelings of fear, helplessness or horror.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ↓

PTSD affects about 7.7 million American adults in a given year, though the disorder can develop at any age including childhood.  Symptoms include strong and unwanted memories of the event, bad dreams, emotional numbness, intense guilt or worry, andry outbursts, feeling 'on edge," and avoiding thoughts and situations that are reminders of the trauma.

Depersonalization ↓
Feelings of unreality or strangeness concerning either the environment, the self, or both. This is characteristic of depersonalization disorder and may also occur in schizotypal personality disorder, schizophrenia, and in those persons experiencing overwhelming anxiety, stress, or fatigue.
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