Effects of Trauma on Behavior & Self-image


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Which of the following is NOT true about trauma?

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Self-image can be defined as _____, and it can be negatively affected by trauma.

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Victoria has witnessed years of domestic violence between her parents. When two teachers at school got into a verbal argument, Victoria started shaking, her heart started beating rapidly, and she was having difficulty breathing. Victoria is most likely experiencing a _____ which is a common behavioral consequence of trauma.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For insight into what you know about trauma's effect on the self, consider these study tools. You'll need to know about specifics like facts about trauma and what self-image is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goals of these assessments are as follows:

  • Explain what type of traumatic response a person is having in a given example
  • Recognize behavioral effects of trauma
  • Understand what research has shown about the behavior of trauma survivors

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding behavioral effects of trauma and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding self-image
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the trauma's effect on the self

Additional Learning

The lesson named Effects of Trauma on Behavior & Self-Image will help you to learn about the following:

  • What is trauma
  • Homelessness as a form of trauma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress