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Trauma and the Freeze Response: Good, Bad, or Both? by Leon F. Seltzer, Ph.D.

Trauma and the Freeze Response: Good, Bad, or Both?

Almost everyone is familiar with the fight-flight response-your reaction to a stimulus perceived as an imminent threat to your survival. However, less well-known is the fight-flight-freeze response, which adds a crucial dimension to how you’re likely to react when the situation confronting you overwhelms your coping capacities and leaves you paralyzed in fear.

Originally posted 2016-11-20 08:31:55.

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