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The Trauma after Rape – Putting the pieces back together

Trauma can cause psychological as well as physical pain. Trauma can fracture our internal, integral psychological structure (thinking, feeling, sensing, and behaviour).

It can affect the emotions of partners, family members or close friends.

 

Below are some of the symptoms of rape trauma and post traumatic stress disorder:

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  • Confusion
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Headaches
  • Increasing fears
  • Overeating
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Unexplained emotional outbursts
  • Panic attacks/Anxiety/Depression
  • Palpitations

You may suffer all or just some of these, contact your GP or us for more help.

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