Re: helpless to escape ...
It doesn't say that anything happens because of something else. It simply states the facts:
Originally Posted by GUEST2008
The people who feel hopeless and helpless to escape stressful situations are the same people who show higher levels of of stress hormones in their blood.
Of course, we can logically deduce that the stress hormones are in existence because those people are stressed both by the situation they find themselves in and also because of their inability to escape that situation, but the sentence does not actually say that.
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