Terms And Definitions

a. Combat Stress Reactions. Combat stress reactions are the emotional reactions that are temporary and experienced by every person who undergoes the stress of combat (includes both battle fatigue and transient battle reactions).

b. Transient Battle Reactions. Transient battle reactions are the temporary, debilitating psychological disorders that usually subside following rest and initial treatment.

c. Fear. Fear is the emotional response that is aroused by anxiety, panic, fright, terror, horror, an/or apprehension to real danger.

d. Anxiety. Anxiety is the distress or uneasiness caused by danger or situational stress that involves the feeling of apprehension, uncertainty, and insecurity.

e. Depression. Depression is the low level of functioning that manifests itself through the feeling of sadness, despair, hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, and self-condemnation.

f. Lethality. Lethality refers to the accuracy and killing power of modern weapons, which may increase levels of psychological stress.

NOTE: The battlefield environment may include the possible use of nuclear, biological, and/or chemical weapons.

NOTE: All of the above can increase the level of psychological stress.

Getting to Know Anxiety

Getting to Know Anxiety

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