Emotional symptoms of traumatic stress can include

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Shock and disbelief

You might struggle accepting the reality of what has happened, disconnect or even feel numb.

Fear

You might fear that the exact same situation might occur again.

Sadness or grief

This might occur when you or the people you love have been facing life-altering consequences.

Helplessness

When sudden, unpredictable situations pop-up you might be feeling helpless and these can even trigger internal anxiety or depression.

Guilt

It is natural to feel some sense of guilt after a traumatic event. Especially in cases where people passed away and you survived.

Anger

Anger is easily triggered after a traumatic event. You might be prone to emotional outburst due to a feeling of responsibility over the traumatic event.

Aug 7, 2018

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