What is another word for triggering?

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[ tɹˈɪɡəɹɪŋ], [ tɹˈɪɡəɹɪŋ], [ t_ɹ_ˈɪ_ɡ_ə_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ]

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Triggering is a process whereby an event or condition that is ordinarily benign becomes intractable, overwhelming, and destructive. The word "triggering" is used in various ways, but is typically employed to describe events or situations that repeatedly lead to uncontrolled emotional responses. It can refer to any source of provocation that can activate an emotional response that was previously in abeyance. There are a number of factors that can contribute to triggering, including a person's vulnerability, traumatic experiences, unresolvedissues, and dependencies.

Triggering can take a variety of forms, but is often manifested through violence, anxiety, and depression.

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