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The normal response to TRAUMA that occurs in all of us.

The crisis reaction

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The response to TRAUMA that is based on our animal instincts. It includes physical shock, disorientation, and numbness: "frozen flight."

Physical response

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"Fight-or-flight" reaction:

*Adrenaline begins to pump through body
*Body may relieve itself of excess materials, like ingested food
*Physical senses, one or more, may become very acute while others "shut down"
*Heart rate increases
*Hyperventilation, sweating, etc.

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The mind's response parallels the __________ response.

Physical

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Three stages of crisis reaction:

1) Shock, Disbelief, and Denial
2) Cataclysm of emotions
3) Reconstruction of equilibrium

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Trauma can be so overwhelming that it causes a person to revert or "regress" to childhood __________ and __________.

Mentally and physically

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25.1.2 Identify the phases of a victim's reaction to crime.

*Impact
*Recoil
*Reorganization

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25.1.3 Discuss the ripple effect of crime victimization.

*Immediate victim
*Secondary victims: Family and friends
*Service providers, EMS, Police

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Sources of the "secondary victimization" may include:

*The criminal justice system
*The media
*Family, friends or acquaintances
*Clergy
*Hospital and emergency-room personnel
*Health and mental health professionals
*Social services workers
*Victim service workers
*Schools or educators

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Each local __________________ agency shall designate one person to serve as the agency's crime victim liaison.

Law enforcement