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A recent study shows that women who have experienced sexual assault have more intense, vivid memories when compared to women who have suffered from traumatic events that are non-sexual.
According to ScienceDaily, “The research, published in Frontiers in Neuroscience, found that women who had suffered from sexual violence, even those who were not diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), had more intense memories — even decades after the violence occurred — that are difficult, if not impossible to forget.”
Women who experienced sexual trauma said they had more memories, and could even clearly see their attacker – decades later.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 30% of women will experience a physical or sexual assault during their lifetime.
For those who have experienced this type of trauma, what are the options? Read the full video transcription HERE: https://www.medcircle.com/videos/53503-this-type-of-trauma-results-in-more-vivid-memories-than-any-other-kind-research-shows
Shors says, “This problem will not go away soon and we must keep our attention focused on prevention and justice for survivors — and their recovery.”
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