A crisis poses different meanings for people. Some of this has to do with our upbringing and our genetics and the environment plays a major role. Understanding how a crisis might affect one person or another might be similar to assessing pain in a patient.
Definitions of the word "crisis" as found in the Merriam-Webster dictionary are:
- the turning point for better or worse in an acute disease or fever;
- a paroxysmal attack of pain, distress, or disordered function;
- an emotionally significant...