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The worlds biggest desolation that caused the murders of millions ofJewish people took place during WWII The Holocaust orchestrated by theNazi Empire destroyed millions of lives and created questions abouthumanity that may never be answered Many psychological effects caused bythe Holocaust forever changed the way the Jewish people view the world andthemselves The Jewish people have been scarred for generations and maynever be able to once again associate with the rest of the free worldFurther these scars have now become the looking glass through which thesurvivors and their children view the world Through narrow eyes thesurvivors relate everything to the experiences they endured during theHolocaust Likewise these new views on the world shapes how the survivorslive interact and raise a family both socially and spiritually Somesurvivors are scarred so deeply they can not escape the past feelings andimages of terror they call this Survivor SyndromeA Survivor is one who has encountered been exposed to or witnesseddeath and has himself of herself remained alive The symptoms affectednot only survivors but their families as well The symptoms included aninability to work and even at times to talk The Jewish people fear thatit may happen again Also a fear of uniformed police officers because oftheir position of power became very common There were also many feelingsof guilt for having survived when others had not Why am I alive Why notmy sister and brothermy whole family The survivors had thoughts ofdeath nightmares panic attacks and various other symptoms Disinterestin life people and sometimes even in reality played a huge role in There are five main categories of Survivor syndrome The first is theDeath imprint which is the idea of not only death itself but of all formsof torture and gruesome images of death For many survivors they can recallthe smell of smoke and the voices of the tortured Some survivors aretrapped in time mentally they are unable to escape the torture that theyhad witnessed In other words they are
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