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Understand­ing trauma: Ocasio- Cortez’s assault


The congresswo­man revealed publicly for the first time a prior trauma of sexual assault and how it was amplified by her fear during the Capitol riot. While survivors responded with support, others criticized the comparison of the two experience­s. But how does trauma work? Can stress trigger old trauma?

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