hypervigilance


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hypervigilance

(ˌhaɪpəˈvɪdʒɪləns)
n
(Medicine) med an unusually heightened arousal accompanied by extreme sensitivity to stimuli
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The fallout of active service for too many is the trauma it leaves behind - the hypervigilance, the paranoia and panic, the claustrophobia, aggression, addiction and depression.
Perhaps hypervigilance tied to past traumas helped them avoid situations that led to problems.
When you have more learned fear, that's going to induce a state of hypervigilance and that can also cause nightmares and terrors at night," Dr.
Symptoms of PTSD can include flashbacks and nightmares, hypervigilance and vivid memories.
According to Mueller-Pfeiffer, the increased brain activity and autonomic responses measured in the participants provide a biologically plausible explanation for hypervigilance and exaggerated startle responses in PTSD.
people scoring high in trait anxiety, are expected to have experienced hypervigilance in many occasions (Garner, Baldwin, Bradley, & Mogg, 2009; Mogg & Bradley, 1998).
Intended Stimulation, Activation, Initial effects feelings of sexual arousal, stimulation, empathy, hypervigilance.
Hypervigilance kept me curious and always looking for the best way to answer questions like the ones that dance presents.
Hypervigilance emerges as traumatized patients attempt to ensure safety and to maintain some sense of control.
PTSD is categorized as a stress-related disorder with a range of possible symptoms: nightmares, intrusive thoughts, hypervigilance, and avoidance of anything that could trigger a re-experiencing of the trauma (American Psychological Association, 2017).
The sophistication of phishing emails is rapidly increasing, so hypervigilance is critical.