Division of Student Affairs > Student Services > Counseling > Coping with Trauma
Emotional Reactions:shock, fear, denial, grief, anger, helplessness, hopelessness, feeling numb or empty, diminished ability to feel interest, pleasure and love
Physical Reactions:tension, fatigue, edginess, insomnia, bodily aches or pain, being startled easily, racing heartbeat, nausea, change of appetite, change in sex drive.
Cognitive Reactions: confusion, disorientation, worry, shortened attention span, difficulty concentrating, memory loss, recurring thoughts or nightmares, unwanted memories
Interpersonal Reactions:distrust, conflict, withdrawal, work problems, school problems, irritability, loss of intimacy, being over-controlling
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