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One of the difficulties when tackling the issue is that PTSD in first responders can be cumulative over a career of triggering incidents, rather than from one large event. Right now, legislation exists to try to help the personnel, but it has its limitations.
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Stress is caused by your perception of situations around you and then the reaction of your body to them. The automatic stress response to unexpected events is known as 'fight or flight'. Discovered by Walter Cannon in 1932, it is the release of h...