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As the northeast picks up the pieces hurricane sandy left behind.
Worries about power gas and loved ones are mounting doctors warn that posttraumatic stress disorder could be a concern in the future.
People deal with stress in different kinds of ways.
-- some people can get very irritable.
And others can have a hard time sleeping.
People for example may start to worry about bad things happening.
Doctor Eric Hollander says 80% of people who experienced significant trauma bounce back because of their body's natural coping mechanism.
The -- -- -- percent have a harder time and to become depressed or isolate themselves.
The most important thing is for people to try to get back and to some assemblage of a routine.
If people are able to get to work that's a good time if people can connect with other family members or -- -- the ones that's a good thing.
Doctor -- recommends focusing on things that need to be taking care of instead of obsessing about -- certain.
He says people should steer clear of sedatives and alcohol to -- -- can consolidate traumatic memories and make you feel worse in the yet.
We can't control the weather.
But we can control is our response.
We can control our behaviors in response to a traumatic event.
We can decide that way not gonna go through it by being isolated that we can get engaged in -- meaningful activities I'm Dr.
Manny Fox News.