Sexual Assault & the Brain in Six Minutes

by – Jim Hopper, Ph.D.

ngd-The best short video discussion  (7-minute video) of the profound effects of severe sexual trauma on the brain I’ve ever run across. He covers dissociation, memory changes, short term, and long term symptoms, and, maybe most importantly, how the trauma affects the ability of the person to conform to the stereotyped law enforcement notion of a proper victim. Well worth watching, but very direct and clear and may trigger….

Brief presentation for a roundtable discussion led by Tavia Grant of The Globe and Mail, part of the #AfterMeToo campaign to transform how the entertainment industry deals with sexual assault and harassment.


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