“Freezing: A Common Response to Sexual Assault” Author

Freezing: A Common Response to Sexual Assault

“If one in four women will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime, and between 50 percent and 90 percent of them respond by freezing, why is this response not being talked about more?”

Read the full article here: https://crystalparadis.com/freezing-the-unspoken-yet-common-response-to-trauma-sexual-assualt/

This article was originally published on March 27, 2016 in Seacoast Sunday, the combined Sunday edition of The Portsmouth Herald and Fosters Daily Democrat. Read the online version of the op-ed on Fosters.com.

You can also find this article on Medium.com, where I’ve added additional resources and links to research that I found helpful as I researched this topic for this article.