Shared Hope International 2010
By Laurie Leitch and Melissa A. Snow.
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Traumatic events have a profound effect, not only on a victim’s psychological state, but also their neurological and physical states. The behaviors shown by domestically trafficked minors that are often bewildering and frustrating for first responders, such as running away, unclear or disjointed memories, trauma bonding, aggression, etc., are symptomatic of biological processes that occur when chronic traumatic experiences occur in a young person’s life