PTSD Associated Symptoms and the Percent of Trafficked Women Ranking These Symptoms as Severe

04/15/2010

PTSD Associated Symptoms and the Percent of Trafficked Women Ranking These Symptoms as Severe

Recurrent thoughts/memories of terrifying events75%
Feeling as though the event is happening again52%
Recurrent nightmares54%
Feeling detached/withdrawn60%
Unable to feel emotion44%
Jumpy, easily startled67%
Difficulty concentrating52%
Trouble sleeping67%
Feeling on guard64%
Feeling irritable, having outbursts of anger53%
Avoiding activities that remind them of the traumatic or hurtful event61%
Inability to remember part or most of traumatic or hurtful event36%
Less interest in daily activities46%
Feeling as if you didnt have a future65%
Avoiding thoughts or feelings associated with the traumatic events58%
Sudden emotional or physical reaction when reminded of the most hurtful or traumatic events (Zimmerman et al., 2006)65%