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close this bookPersonal Safety in Cross-Cultural Transition (Peace Corps)
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Handout 7: Common reactions to assault

The following are common reactions experienced by victims of emotional and physical assault.

VERBAL ASSAULT

anger

humiliation

frustration

fear

ROBBERY

anger

helplessness

frustration

fear of place where assault occurred, and of similar places

isolation


guilt

can't sleep, or wakes up and can't return to sleep

BEATING

fear

anger

nightmares

helplessness

betrayal

can't sleep

guilt, self-blame

shock, disbelief

injuries

shame,

embarrassment

general soreness

humiliation

anxiety


RAPE

fear

embarrassment

anxiety

helplessness

humiliation

want to forget it

guilt

anger

nightmares

self-blame

betrayal

can't sleep

shame

shock, disbelief

injuries


loss or appetite

general soreness


nausea

tension headaches