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Common Reactions to Trauma Worksheet

Amanda Knowles
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On this page, we will provide you with Common Reactions to Trauma worksheet. It will help you to know about how people react differently to the same traumatic event.

What are Common Reactions to Trauma Worksheets?

Trauma is inevitable, it refers to any such adverse events that have aftereffects, even after surviving it you carry some part of it with you. Trauma is a normal response of a human body towards any distressing and disturbing incident that adversely affects your coping skills. You get to experience a roller coaster ride of emotions from feeling hopelessness, worthlessness to blame game. 

How Common Reactions to Trauma Worksheet helps?

Trauma doesn’t have to be physical, anything that evokes distress and leaves a scar on you is a trauma. In this worksheet, you will be able to identify the traumatic symptoms. Trauma effects and changes everyone differently some people have a hard time trusting people while others may become extremely vulnerable. By getting to know about the symptoms and common types of trauma you will be able to identify and validate the common reactions to trauma.

Instructions on how to use Common Reactions to Trauma Worksheet(

Long term exposure to trauma unpredictable emotions, flashbacks, strained relationships and even physical symptoms like headaches or nausea. Acceptance and validation are very important for the common reaction to trauma. Use this worksheet to identify the common reactions to trauma.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with Common Reactions to Trauma Worksheet which hopefully helped you to know about how different people react differently to the same traumatic event.

If you have any questions or comments please let us know.


The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.
If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.